Inducing sporulation in different strains of alternaria solani
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The role of visible light in inducing sporulation in three strains ofAlternaria solani has been studied. The three strains respond differently to sunlight and fluorescent light. The intensity of light, duration of exposure, temperature at the time of exposure and scraping the cultures have a considerable effect on spore yield and spore dimensions. Most effective colour of visible spectrum in inducing sporulation is green.
KeywordsSpore Size Helminthosporium Alternaria Solani Spore Yield Spore Length
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