spore collectors

David Holdom d.holdom at ctpm.uq.edu.au
Mon Dec 2 11:40:28 EST 1996

The plant Pathologists at a local agricultural research station have a 
hand-held device for collecting rust spores.  It connects to a vacuum cleaner 
and uses a vortex principle to collect spores into two McCartney bottles.  The 
device was custom made many years ago.

I need a similar device for harvesting spores from cultures of insect 
pathogenic fungi on grain.  Does anybody know of a commercial product and 


Dave Holdom
CRC for Tropical Pest Management
University of Queensland
Queensland 4072

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