spore germination on or near host

id: GO:0075005
name: spore germination on or near host
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The physiological, developmental and morphological changes that occur in a symbiont spore following release from dormancy up to the earliest signs of growth occurring on or near its host organism. The host is defined as the larger of the organisms involved in a symbiotic interaction.

Child Functions

GO:0075226encysted zoospore germination on or near host

Parent Functions

GO:0009847spore germination
GO:0044132development of symbiont on or near host
GO:0051701interaction with host