You are not currently logged in.
Access JSTOR through your library or other institution:
If You Use a Screen ReaderThis content is available through Read Online (Free) program, which relies on page scans. Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Nutritional Studies in the Genus Radiomyces
Robert W. Embree
Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club
Vol. 90, No. 3 (May - Jun., 1963), pp. 178-186
Published by: Torrey Botanical Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2482752
Page Count: 9
You can always find the topics here!Topics: Plant growth, Nitrogen, Nutrition, Mucorales, Fungi, Flasks, Carbon, Biological taxonomies, Sugars, Cultural studies
Were these topics helpful?See somethings inaccurate? Let us know!
Select the topics that are inaccurate.
Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Preview not available
Studies were made on the carbon and nitrogen nutrition of the two species of Radiomyces (Mucorales, Phycomycetes). Glucose, fructose and mannose supported growth but galactose did not. Trehalose was the only disaccharide utilized; no growth occurred on maltose, cellobiose, sucrose and lactose. Ammonium sulfate, asparagine and casein-hydrolysate were all used as nitrogen sources but KNO3 was not. Terhalose and asparagine were more readily utilized by R. embreei than by R. spectabilis. No external source of vitamins was required by either species.
Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club © 1963 Torrey Botanical Society