News tagged with fungal spores

Keep the Aspidistra flying

Grown for its ability to survive neglect, shady conditions and the effects of gas used for lighting, the Aspidistra was such a popular houseplant in late Victorian Britain that it came to represent – as novelist George ...

Jul 18, 2013
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Fungi: Another tool in bacteria's belt?

Bacteria and fungi are remarkably mobile. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered that the two organisms enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship to aid them in that movement — and their ...

Nov 28, 2011
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Orange goo on Alaska shore was fungal spores

(AP) -- An orange-colored goo that streaked the shore of a remote Alaska village turned out to be fungal spores, not millions of microscopic eggs as indicated by preliminary analysis, scientists said Thursday.

Aug 19, 2011
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Biocontrol of sweetpotato weevils

The warm humid conditions of the tropics make it tough for farmers to keep their crops pest free. For sweetpotato growers in Micronesia, the sweetpotato weevil seems to defy efforts to control its population. ...

Aug 04, 2011
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