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Conidia bearing structures of Penicillium are


A
Metulae
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B
Rami
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C
Sterigmata
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D
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The correct option is C Sterigmata
Reproduction in penicillin is sexual as well as asexual. During asexual reproduction the vegetative mycellium  develops into conidiophore. The branches of conidiophore is known as ramus which further branch to form metulae (branches of ramus). On the tip of matulae flask shaped structure are known as sterigmata are borned which bears conidia on its surface. Thus the correct answer is option C.

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