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acervulus

acervulus An asexual structure, bearing conidia (i.e. thin-walled, asexual spores), that is formed by certain fungi parasitic (see parasitism) in plants. It consists of a mat of fungal tissue which bears a layer of conidiophores (i.e. specialized hypha that bear conidia); initially formed within the plant tissues, it later breaks through to the surface to release conidia.

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acervulus

acervulus An asexual, conidia-bearing structure that is formed by certain fungi parasitic in plants. It consists of a mat of fungal tissue which bears a layer of conidiophores; initially formed within the plant tissues, it later breaks through to the surface to release conidia.

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"acervulus." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 20 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"acervulus." A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. . Retrieved October 20, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/acervulus-0