Cultural Variants of Fusaria from Oil Palm Habitats
Ho, Y .W. and Varghese, George (1988) Cultural Variants of Fusaria from Oil Palm Habitats. Pertanika, 11 (2). pp. 317-321.
Variation in cultural and morphological characteristics existed in both the parent isolates and subcultures of 8 species of Fusarium isolated from oil palm soils. Based on pigmentation, mycelial characters and conidial measurements, different "morphological types" from parent isolates within a species were distinguished. Constant subculturing of the parent isolates gave rise to various cultural variants. The variants were the slimy-pionnotal, mycelial and ropy types or were in the form ofpatches or sections which differed in pigmentation from the parent colony.
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