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Four images summarize the principle of spore propagation: A - Rain runoff on spore-laden acervuli. B - Spores falling further down colonize leaves placed underneath. C - Close-up of a contamination with spreading stains. D - Formation of acervuli (organs that disperse spores. The cycle can be resumed.

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Science / Scientific research / Scientific imagery

Species / Relation between species / Parasitism / Parasite

Art / Plastic art / Drawing

Shot / Microscopic shot

Shot / Macrophotography

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Woody plant / Tree / Fruit-tree

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Sporangium / Spore

Shot / Microscopic shot / Electron Microscopy / Scanning Electron Microscopy

Natural resources use / Agronomy / Damage on plant / Plant pathology

Shot / Microscopic shot / Optical microscopy

Flora / Mushroom / Parasitic Mushroom

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