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Clavicipitales: Ergot by Claviceps Purpurea

Claviceps are member of the pyrenomycetes, fungi which are referred when they form perithecial ascocarp. They are important as the parasites of many endophytes in their life as discussed below- Classification Class: Ascomycetes Sub-class: Hymenomycetidae I, Hymenomycetidae II. Order: Hypocreales Family: Clavicipitaceae Genus: Claviceps Vegetative structure The intercellular hyphae are …

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Eurotiales: Perfect & Imperfect Stages of Aspergilli & Penicilli

Aspergillus Why do some sexual stages lack active antheridium? What are the conditions favouring sexual reproduction? Good to know The mycelial or ascospore stages are the ones that overwinter in the life cycle. Classification Phylum: Ascomycota (Filamentous ascomyecetes) Class: Ascomycetes Order: Eurotiales Family: Trichocomaceae Genus: Aspergillus Species: A. niger, A. …

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Gymnosperm: Introduction, Characteristics & Classification

Gymnosperms are seed producing plants that do not produce any covering surrounding the seed i.e. the seed remains naked. The word ‘Gymnosperm’ originates from Gk. ‘gymnos’ meaning ‘naked’ and Gk. ‘sperma’ meaning ‘seeds’. A Greek botanist named Theophrastus first used the term ‘Gymnosperm’ in 300 BC in his book ‘Enquiry …

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