spiroplasma


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spi·ro·plas·ma

 (spī′rə-plăz′mə)
n.
Any of various small spiral-shaped bacteria of the genus Spiroplasma that lack a cell wall, move by means of a flexing motion, and cause diseases in some plants and insects.

[New Latin Spīroplasma, genus name : Latin spīra, coil; see spire2 + plasma.]
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Poaceae]) in the Americas because it is an efficient vector of the corn stunt spiroplasma, Spiroplasma kunkelii Whitcomb (Spiroplasmataceae); maize bushy stunt phytoplasma, Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris; and maize rayado fino virus (Nault 1980).
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2005), leafhoppers attack can transmit phytoplasma or spiroplasma for the plants, causing several changes in plant development and the spread of abnormal cobs due to the hormonal unbalance of the plants.
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2001]), y Spiroplasma (que produce androcidio tanto en embriones como en larvas de escarabajos, chicharras y mariposas (Majerus et al.