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albugo candida (white rust)
Updated on 05/12/2016
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Albugo candida is an example of oomycota. This picture shows the albugo is undergoing sexual reproduction in the plant tissue.
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Although the white rust Albugo candida looks similar to the wheat stem rust in appearance and they grow on plants, it is an oomycete, not a fungi. Albugo produces a thick-walled dormant oospore in sexual reproduction. One to many relatively large, non-flagellated eggs produced in oogonium and numerous male nuclei in an antheridium, form fertilisation tubes to the oogonium and undergo fertilization, produces oospore. In asexual reproduction, zoospores are produce by zoosporangium.
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