Technique for large scale isolation of Discula umbrinella and other foliar endophytic fungi from Quercus species

  title={Technique for large scale isolation of Discula umbrinella and other foliar endophytic fungi from Quercus species},
  author={Susan D. Cohen},
This paper describes a useful large scale technique suitable for isolation of Discula umbrinella and other foliar endophytic fungi. This technique provides an efficient means to collect large numbers of fungal isolates necessary for fungal ecology and genetic variation studies. Also, this method is easily modified for isolation of other fungi residing within a leaf. An oversized vacuum filtration unit was built to accomodate large numbers of leaf discs and all sterilization procedures were… Expand
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