Master's Theses

Department

Biology

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Abstract

Taphrina is dimorphic. Taxonomy of this genus historically has been based on morphology of the parasitic phase and on host specificity. The saprophytic phase grows readily in culture where the yeast cells divide by budding. Because of inconsistencies in the taxonomy of this group, a study was performed to determine relative growth rates of the saprophytic phase to provide additional information. Regression lines were calculated from logarithms of absorbance values, which were measured with a Spectronic-20 spectrophotometer. The slopes of regression lines for different isolates are compared.

Advisor

John L. Watson

Date of Award

Spring 1991

Document Type

Thesis - campus only access

Rights

© 1991 Mark William Bland

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