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Title: Maintaining cultures of wood-rotting fungi.
Author: Nelson, E.E.; Fay, H.A.;
Source: Res. Note PNW-RN-428. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 4 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Description: Phellinus weirii cultures were stored successfully for 10 years in small alder (Alnus rubra Bong.) disks at 2 °C. The six isolates tested appeared morphologically identical and after 10 years varied little in growth rate from those stored on malt agar slants. Long-term storage on alder disks reduces the time required for maintaining cultures and the risk of contamination inherent in frequent transfers necessary in storage on agar slants.
Keywords: root rot, Phellinus weirii, cultures, laboratory methods, storage methods, cold storage
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Nelson, E.E.; Fay, H.A. 1985. Maintaining cultures of wood-rotting fungi. Res. Note PNW-RN-428. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 4 p
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