Rumen anaerobic fungi of cattle and sheep.

  title={Rumen anaerobic fungi of cattle and sheep.},
  author={Tom Bauchop},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  volume={38 1},
  • Tom Bauchop
  • Published 1979 in Applied and environmental microbiology
Plant fragments obtained from natural rumen digesta of fistulated cattle and sheep were examined by scanning electron microscopy. Various plant materials suspended in the rumen for different times were examined likewise. By 2 h large numbers of phycomycetous fungal zoospores were found attached to fibrous plant fragments, particularly vascular tissues. The subsequent development of these fungi resulted in production of thalli with extensive rhizoids and with sporangia up to 175 mum long… CONTINUE READING

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