Table 2

Number of nuclei in the different architectural structures forming the extraradical mycelium of G. diaphanum (n = 21 spores, 20 RH and 22 FB)

Architectural structure1

Diameter × length2 (μm)

Nb of nuclei

Concentration 3 (×μm3)


Spore

72.6

282/spore

0.00147419 a

RH

6.9 × 157.3

10.3/100 μm

0.00306436 b

FB

3.3 × 131.0

5.8/100 μm

0.00851064 b


1 Structures are spores, runner hyphae (RH) and fine branching (FB).

2 Diameter (all) and length (RH, FB) or the structure portion used to count the nuclei.

3 Concentrations of nuclei followed with a different letter are significantly different between structures by a Tukey-Kramer HSD test.

Marleau et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:51   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-51

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