A new species of Dwayaangam parasitic on eggs of rotifers and nematodes

@article{Barron1991ANS,
  title={A new species of Dwayaangam parasitic on eggs of rotifers and nematodes},
  author={G. L. Barron},
  journal={Botany},
  year={1991},
  volume={69},
  pages={1402-1406}
}
  • G. L. Barron
  • Published 1991
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Dwayaangam heterospora is described as a new Hyphomycete attacking the eggs of rotifers and nematodes. The fungus attaches to the eggshell by an appressorium-like swelling. After penetration a postinfection bulb is produced from which haustorium-like assimilative hyphae develop and consume the contents of the egg. The fungus produces several morphologically different types of conidia from inconspicuous conidiogenous cells. The conidia are solitary, hyaline and septate and are either… CONTINUE READING
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