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Synonyms for Sclerotium

form genus of sterile imperfect fungi

compact usually dark-colored mass of hardened mycelium constituting a vegetative food-storage body in various true fungi

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It was then placed in the environment with total darkness because vitamin C is light sensitive and to ensure that sclerotial formation would not be affected by light.
This observation may be due to the high nutrient content in the rice bran and the seed coat of the corn waste, respectively, which ultimately resulted in a rich source of nutrients for fungal mycelial ramification and quick sclerotial formation [19].
Georgiou CD, Patsoukis N, Papapostolou I, Zervoudakis G (2006) Sclerotial metamorphosis in filamentous fungi is induced by oxidative stress.
Effect of environmental factors and Sclerotium cepivorum isolate on sclerotial degradation and biological control of white rot by Trichoderma.
We found with Metarhizium that we could produce these sclerotial bodies in liquid culture under certain conditions," says Jackson, with ARS's National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research in Peoria, Illinois.
phaseolina was introduced into soybean stems by puncturing a hanging drop from a prepared sclerotial suspension or by adding a cornmeal/sand culture mixture into potting soil prior to planting soybean in a greenhouse.
Effects of inorganic salts, carbonate-bicarbonate anions, ammonia, and the modifying influence of pH on sclerotial germination of Sclerotium rolfsii.
The inhibition of sclerotial formation of the pathogen was also noted.
Production of cyclopiazonic acid, aflatrem, and aflatoxin by Aspergillus flavus is regulated by veA, a gene necessary for sclerotial formation.
Claviceps purpurea (ergot) DNA was generated from single sclerotial isolates of infected Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis L.
lncreasing soil temperature to reduce sclerotial viability of Sclerotium cepivorum in New Zealand soils.