The need for methods of controlling mite infestations of fungus cultures is felt in every mycological laboratory. Whenever plant or animal material is brought in from the field, there is danger of bringing in also mites or their eggs. If their presence is not recognized in the infested culture and they are not exterminated there, they may pass from culture to culture, mixing and contaminating them all.
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Elliott, Eugene W.
"The Effects of Paradichlorobenzene on Fungi,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 55(1), 99-107.
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