Fine structure of quiescent and germinating aeciospores of Cronartium fusiforme.

@article{Walkinshaw1967FineSO,
  title={Fine structure of quiescent and germinating aeciospores of Cronartium fusiforme.},
  author={Charles H. Walkinshaw and James M. Hyde and J van Zandt},
  journal={Journal of bacteriology},
  year={1967},
  volume={94 1},
  pages={245-54}
}
Aeciospores of the long-cycle heteroecious rust fungus, Cronartium fusiforme, were found to have an extremely thick cell wall with striking spicules protruding from it. The wall was readily degraded by commercial chitinase, but spicules were unaffected. Quiescent spores contained two nuclei with distinct nuclear membranes possessing many pores. Numerous… CONTINUE READING