Effect Of pH On Spore Germination In Didymium Iridis

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Authors
Gerry, Leroy
Advisor
John Christenson
James Manion
Rev. Robert Butko
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Date of Issue
1985-04-01
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Title
Effect Of pH On Spore Germination In Didymium Iridis
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Abstract
Correlation between hydrogen-ion concentration and percent spore germination in the myxomycete, Didymium iridis, was tested. The results indicate that an acidic environment of pH 6 promotes optimum spore germination in this myxomycete Ho germination occurs at pH's of less than J or above 9.5. Results also demonstrate that a slightly acidic environment will decrease the time required for germination to begin.
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Bachelor's
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Spring
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Life & Environmental Sciences