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Synonyms for spore

a propagative part of a plant


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a small usually single-celled asexual reproductive body produced by many nonflowering plants and fungi and some bacteria and protozoans and that are capable of developing into a new individual without sexual fusion

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After a one-year test, the trap showed the ability to capture diverse biological particles such as pollen, fungal spores, and fern spores (Fig.
Thus applying environmentally benign diatomaceous earth to stored food commodities may help control infesting insects and also suppress fungal spore dispersal by insect pests.
The average WPF against fungal spores for elastomeric respirators was higher than for the N-95 respirators.
In the meantime, the researchers advise in the paper that "clinicians and researchers should be attentive to the composition of the fungal spore profile and the respective concentrations of the fungal genera present rather than the total or culturable spore count alone.
This time it is the house dust mite and fungal spores that are causing an allergic reaction.
But fungal spores can also be found in your kitchen, bathroom or at the back of your wardrobe - indeed any damp area where moisture is trapped.
Cut back branches and stems in the fall while there are fewer fungal spores in the air to reduce risk of infestation
Fearing fungal spores, a NASA robot is sent into the rst chamber but is attacked.
Before you scoff at a book review or the book about amoebae themselves, let me draw your attention to a few statistics regarding small beings: 1) a mere cup of seawater contains 100 million cells, 2) every year more than 50 million tons of fungal spores are released into our atmosphere, and 3) your GI tract is the home to 500 to 1,000 species of bacteria.
The approach would involve exposing targeted thistle populations to fungal spores to cause widespread disease of the weeds.
The disease was first discovered in 2010 and surveys in 2013 found that it had spread more quickly than expected after a wet and warm winter created the perfect climate for the fungal spores to travel to other trees.
Every pruning cut is an open wound that increases the plants potential for fungal spores entering into the wound.
Pollen, dust mites, fungal spores, dander, insect venom, animal fur are some of the substances that can trigger allergic reactions.
Fungal spores and mould organisms stick to the paws and muzzles and are inhaled deep into the lungs where they can trigger an allergic reaction in a sensitised individual.