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- Kalai, Safaa; Bensoussan, Maurice; Dantigny, Philippe
- Food microbiology 2014 v.42 pp. 149-153
- germ tube, etc ; Aspergillus niger; Penicillium chrysogenum; Penicillium expansum; agar; conidia; food microbiology; fungi; germination; models; statistical analysis; temperature; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... In the environment, fungal conidia are subject to transient conditions. In particular, temperature is varying according to day/night periods. All predictive models for germination assume that fungal spores can adapt instantaneously to changes of temperature. The only study that supports this assumption (Gougouli and Koutsoumanis, 2012, Modelling germination of fungal spores at constant and fluctua ...