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Sclerotinia Spore Plume

September 28, 2010

In a few tenths of a second, Sclerotinia expels hundreds of thousands of spores in a plume that can rise 20 cm, much higher than any single spore by itself. credit: Mahesh Bandi, Agnese Seminara/Harvard University and Marcus Roper/UC Berkeley