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First report of rust disease on ohia and the causal fungus, Puccinia psidii, in Japan
In 2007, a rust disease of ohia (Metrosideros polymorpha) was found in Japan. We identified this pathogen as Puccinia psidii based on its morphological characters and the internal transcribed spacerExpand
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Analysis of the Gs α gene in growth hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas by the polymerase chain reaction-direct sequencing method using paraffin-embedded tissues
: We investigated the prevalence of Gs alpha gene mutations in growth hormone (GH) secreting pituitary adenomas from Japanese patients with acromegaly. Forty-five GH-secreting adenomas were examinedExpand
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First report of Choanephora rot of ice plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum) caused by Choanephora cucurbitarum in Japan
In summer 2007, leaf and stem rot of ice plants was found in a hydroponic greenhouse in Japan. The causal agent was a fungus identified as Choanephora cucurbitarum (Berkeley & Ravenel) Thaxter, basedExpand
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Entomosporium leaf spot of Pomoideae, Rosaceae in Japan. II. Parasitism and over-wintering of the fungus.
Severe leaf spot disease of Pomoideae, Rosaceae caused by a species of Entomosporium has recently been observed in Kyushu and the central to western parts of Honshu, Japan. Symptoms and signs on theExpand
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Genotypic Differences between Colletotrichum higginsianum and C. gloeosporioides Based on Arbitrarily Primed PCR Analysis
Isolates of Colletotrichum higginsianum Sacc. and C. gloeosporioides (Penz.) Penz. et Sacc. were grouped into three genotypic species based on arbitrarily primed PCR with primer of the repetitiveExpand
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High-Rate Reactive Ion Etching of SiO 2 Using a Magnetron Discharge
A magnetron discharge has been used for high-rate reactive ion etching. A SiO2 wafer situated on the cathode was etched by scanning a rectangular permanent magnet under the cathode coupled with aExpand
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Cylindrocladium brown leaf spot on Howea belmoreana caused by Calonectria ilicicola (anamorph: Cylindrocladium parasiticum) in Japan
Brown leaf spot disease caused by Cylindrocladium was found on Howea belmoreana on Hachijojima Island, Tokyo, Japan, in December 2001. Typical symptoms were incited after artificial inoculation. AExpand
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New cylindrocladium diseases of strawberry and coral bells caused by Cylindrocladium canadense
Based on inoculation experiments and morphological and molecular phylogenetic studies, Cylindrocladium damping-off of strawberry and Cylindrocladium blight of coral bells in Japan were demonstratedExpand
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