The effect of temperature on the Fusarium sambucinum growth from the one-year-old Fraxinus excelsior seedlings in Montenegro

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Aleksandar Vemić
Zlatan Radulović

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Species complex Fusarium sambucinum was frequently isolated from ash stands in Montenegro. Previous researches revealed that it is dangerous pathogen for one-year-old seedlings. The aim of this research was to investigate the influence of temeperature on growth and morphological characteristics of morphotype isolated from one-year-old common ash (Fraxinus excelsior L.) seedlings in Montenegro. Growth of Fusarium sambucinum pure cultures on different temperatures was the fastest on 25°C while the absence of growth occurred on 32.5°C. Cultures on optimum temperature were white reddish, aerial and with a lot hyaline, curved multi septate conidia. This research covers basic ecological and morphological characteristics of Fusarium sambucinum strain responsible for high pathogenicity towards one-year-old common ash seedlings in Montenegro.

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Vemić, Aleksandar, and Zlatan Radulović. “The Effect of Temperature on the Fusarium Sambucinum Growth from the One-Year-Old Fraxinus Excelsior Seedlings in Montenegro”. REFORESTA, no. 11 (June 30, 2021): 36-44. Accessed July 25, 2021. https://journal.reforestationchallenges.org/index.php/REFOR/article/view/138.
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