polyhedrosis


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polyhedrosis

(ˌpɒlɪhiːˈdrəʊsɪs)
n
(Zoology) entomol a disease affecting caterpillars
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Additionally, it has been reported that decrease in pest population was observed after the use of the nuclear polyhedrosis virus (NsNPV) application against N.
We have two major pathogens that affect the Bombyx mori species caterpillar namely nuclear polyhedrosis virus and grasserie.
Some bacteria and viruses are ingested by an arthropod, reproduce inside it, killing it through production of toxins such as nuclear polyhedrosis viruses (NPVs).
The research team will involve the farmers in the program by promoting the adoption of village-level production of biological control agents (BCAs), such as Trichogramma, helicoverpa nuclear polyhedrosis virus and earwigs in their farms.
In addition, the Cotton bollworm Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus (NPV) causes high mortality of locusts when viral DNA is mixed with nano-particles (Liu et al.
Zhou, "3.88 [Angstrom] structure of cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus by cryo-electron microscopy," Nature, vol.
Mainly the susceptible hosts for nuclear polyhedrosis viruses (NPVs) are arthropod and preferably lepidopterous insect pests (Liu et al., 2006).
At the National Institute of Genetics in Japan, I and Kin'ichiro Miura, a senior co-researcher at the institute, tried to define the 5'- and 3'-terminal sequences of dsRNA of cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus (CPV) that infects silkworm Bombyx mori.
Influence of sprinkler irrigation on dispersal of nuclear polyhedrosis virus from host cadavers on soybean.