Dactylopius


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Noun1.Dactylopius - type genus of the Dactylopiidae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Dactylopiidae, family Dactylopiidae - cochineal insects
cochineal insect, Dactylopius coccus, cochineal - Mexican red scale insect that feeds on cacti; the source of a red dye
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It is derived from the shell of the female cochineal insect (Dactylopius coccus Costa).
Enhancing dispersion of Beauveria bassiana LCB63 conidia using surfactants for biological control of the cactus pest Dactylopius opuntiae in the semiarid region of Brazil.
Selection of cactus pear forage (Opuntia spp.) and (Nopalea spp.) genotypes resistant to the carmine cochineal (Dactylopius opuntiae Cockerell, 1929) in the state ofParaiba, Brazil.
[ClickPress, Mon Oct 01 2018] The cochineal is an insect from Dactylopius coccus family, from these insects natural food color dyecarminis derived.
The prickly pear cochineal, known scientifically as Dactylopius Opuntiae, was found tearing through the prickly pears (babutsa in Turkish Cypriot) in the fenced off area of Varosha, Famagusta, three years ago, but, according to Kibris could not be sprayed because the Turkish army refused to give its permission.
COCHINEAL INSECTHowever, there is now light in the horizon, thanks to a small cochineal insect (Dactylopius coccus) that is proving to be a match for the cactus.The cochineal feeds exclusively on the plant, sucking the water in its succulent parts causing the plant to wilt and decay.
O carmim e um pigmento vermelho cujo principal cromoforo e o acido carminico obtido pelo extrato aquoso ou seco de femeas de Dactylopius coccus, mais conhecido como cochonilha.
The spineless cactus, which is considered an essential roughage ingredient in ruminant's diets, in particular for dairy cattle in arid and semiarid region [4], became unfeasible in the last years since the plague (Dactylopius opuntias) has expanded in spineless cactus field.
Nocheztli is a natural dye obtained from the hemolymph of the female cochineal insect Dactylopius coccus.
The studied clones were 'Orelha de Elefante Mexicana'/ IPA-200016 (Opuntia stricta (haw.) Haw.), 'IPA Sertania'/IPA-200205 (Nopalea cochenillifera (L.) Salm-Dyck) and 'Miuda'/ IPA-100004 (Nopalea cochenillifera (L.) Salm-Dyck), which are resistant to Dactylopius opuntiae.