conidium


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Related to conidium: conidiospore, conidia, conidiophores
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an asexually produced fungal spore formed on a conidiophore

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After 24 h a single germinated conidium was spotted by a microscope a portion of the media representing merely marked conidium was excised and shifted to PDA and these plates were retained at 25C.
The conidial chain with isthimi consists of seven conidia and aggregates in slimy masses, single conidium smooth, gutullate, aseptate, and the conidia remain attached to one another by narrow isthimi (Figures 3 and 4).
A minimum of400 conidia were examined for germination; a conidium was considered viable (germinated) if it had produced a visible germination peg during the specified incubation time.
The loop with the accumulated conidia was streaked across a dish of WA and incubated for 12 to 30 hours at 28 [degrees]C after which a single germinating conidium was transferred to an SNA plate for inoculum production.