Conidial weight

Richard Winder rwinder at PFC.Forestry.CA
Thu Mar 30 12:34:54 EST 1995


In article <9503281711.AA15867 at forestry.utoronto.ca>, dobranic at forestry.utoronto.ca (Jason Dobranic) writes:
>Hi,
>	What standard procedures are there to determine the weight of
>one conidia? Or estimate which is more likely. 

Weigh a batch of conidia, then suspend the conidia in a known volume of
water with surfactant.  Using at least 10 counts with a haemocytometer, 
count the mean number of conidia per ml, which will give the original
number of conidia you weighed, and therefore the mean weight per conidium.
-RSW



  RICHARD WINDER                    Title: Research Scientist
  Canadian Forest Service           Phone: (604) 363-0773
  Victoria, B.C.                    Internet: RWINDER at A1.PFC.Forestry.CA



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