Articles | Volume 10, issue 12
Research article
10 Dec 2013
Research article |  | 10 Dec 2013

Spores of many common airborne fungi reveal no ice nucleation activity in oil immersion freezing experiments

B. G. Pummer, L. Atanasova, H. Bauer, J. Bernardi, I. S. Druzhinina, J. Fröhlich-Nowoisky, and H. Grothe

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