Example sentences for: air-borne

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  • , the expression of symptoms such as lesions or necrosis) [ 14 ] on plants due to air-borne fungi are favored by temperatures of 15-40°C [ 12 15 ] . Field studies on plant pathogens have demonstrated that the growth of fungi is favored by high moisture and moderate temperatures [ 3 15 16 17 18 ] and that low relative humidity and extreme temperatures inhibit growth and spore germination [ 13 19 ] . Other studies on soil fungi also show that prevalence differs among habitats and seasons and correlates positively with moisture and negatively with temperature [ 13 20 ] . This apparent positive relationship between moisture and fungal growth and abundance may result from the high surface-to-volume ratio of fungi, making them vulnerable to water loss.

  • During October of 1999, we collected air-borne fungi at 22 sites by swiping 10 potato dextrose agar plates vertically 10 times in the air.

  • During September of 1998, we collected air-borne fungi at 17 sites by vertically swiping three agar plates (one each of potato sucrose agar, casein agar, and sagebrush-leaf agar) ten times in the air.

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