Abulais Shomrat

Abulais Shomrat
Currently in 4th year (Hons) in Department of Botany, University of Dhaka. Planning to have multiple careers one by one but promised to be with 'Plantlet' as long as it's primary stage remains unfinished.

Gibberellin & Cytokinin

Gibberellin Gibberellins (GAs) are plant hormones that regulate various developmental processes, including stem elongation, germination, dormancy, flowering, flower development, and leaf and fruit senescence.1 They are one of the longest known plant hormones. A key part of the Green Revolution during the 1960s, which saw crop yields more than double, was the development of new dwarf varieties, many of which were later …

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Ascomycetes: Characteristics & Classification

  Good to know The imperfect stage of Penicillium in which it passes most part of its life cycle is sclerotium. One celled ascomycetes is Saccharomyces cerevisae. One celled lower fungi is Synchytrium endobioticum. Ascomyectes- Powdery mildew. Basidiomycetes- Usually no sexual reproduction. Deuteromycetes- Imperfect fungi. Imperfect stage- Asexual reproduction…anamorphic fungi…mitosporic …

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Fungi: Vegetative Structures & Reproduction

Vegetative structure Lower fungi: Coenocytic Higher fungi Septate, thalloid (can be one celled e.g. Yeast) and branched. Color: Hyaline (colorless), sub-hyaline (light color), brown. Special vegetative structure Appressorium: Colletotrichum Chalmydospore: Fusarium Sclerotium: Sclerotium rolfsii Hyphopodium : Meliola Haustoria: Erysiphe sp. N.B. Facultative and Deuteromyces: i+ii+iii examples Obligate (only in living …

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