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Splash Dispersal of Spores of Botrytis cinerea Pers.

Nature volume 193, page 599 (10 February 1962) | Download Citation

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OBSERVATIONS on the release of spores of Botrytis cinerea in still air1 have shown that the hygroscopic movements of the conidiophores do not eject many spores into the air, but merely dislodge them so that the majority come to lie in loose masses among the hyphæ.

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    , Trans. Brit. Mycol. Soc., 43, 525 (1960).

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    , Trans. Brit. Mycol. Soc., 44, 138 (1961).

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  1. Scottish Horticultural Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee.

    • W. R. JARVIS

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