Showing the various stages of development of a bean plant.

Life cycle of the bean

Showing the various stages of development of a bean plant.

A shallow bowl covered with a sheet of glass.

Covered dish

A shallow bowl covered with a sheet of glass.

"Germination of the spores of a fern. a, Before germination; b, early stage, showing protonema (pr.), and first rhizoid (rh); c, d, e, f, successive stages in the development of the prothallus." -Gager, 1916

Fern Germination

"Germination of the spores of a fern. a, Before germination; b, early stage, showing protonema (pr.),…

A bread mold fungus germinating

Bread mold fungus spore germinating

A bread mold fungus germinating

Germination test of different ears of corn.

Germination test

Germination test of different ears of corn.

Also known as Puccinia graminis. This fungus is a significant detriment to cereal crops. It is currently spreading across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. This image depicts a a spore of the fungus germinating and producing Sporidia on the tips of small stalks.

Stem Rust

Also known as Puccinia graminis. This fungus is a significant detriment to cereal crops. It is currently…

A germinating spore of smut, a fungus that effects corn crops.

Germinating spore of smut

A germinating spore of smut, a fungus that effects corn crops.

An illustration of a germinating spore of the common polypody: sp, exospore; k, first root-hair.

Germinating Spore of the Common Polypody

An illustration of a germinating spore of the common polypody: sp, exospore; k, first root-hair.

An illustration of a germinating spore of the common polypody: sp, exospore; k, first root-hair.

Germinating Spore of the Common Polypody

An illustration of a germinating spore of the common polypody: sp, exospore; k, first root-hair.

"Germinating spore, with secondary spores or conidia."—Finley, 1917

Germinating spore

"Germinating spore, with secondary spores or conidia."—Finley, 1917

"Telento spores, one germinating, bearing conidia."—Finley, 1917

Telento spore

"Telento spores, one germinating, bearing conidia."—Finley, 1917

"Zygospore from two conidia conjoined."—Finley, 1917

Zygospore

"Zygospore from two conidia conjoined."—Finley, 1917