granulosis


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granulosis

[‚gran·yə′lō·səs]
(invertebrate zoology)
A virus disease of lepidopteran larvae characterized by the accumulation of small granular inclusion bodies (capsules) in the infected cells.
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Hydatid disease is caused by cestode, Echinococcus Granulosis, due to close association of humans with sheeps and dogs, especially in rural area 1.
Large-Scale field propagation and the purification of the granulosis virus of the potato moth, Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae).
Hydatid disease is an important infestation caused by the parasite Echinococcus granulosis and is still common in the countries of the temperate zones, including the Mediterranean countries, the Middle East, South America, New Zealand, Australia, and Southeast Asia.
Not surprisingly, human infection with Echinococcus granulosis is seen by physicians in Ulaanbaatar, although less frequently than in the neighboring northern provinces of China.
One of these is granulosis virus to control codling moths that attack apples, pears, walnuts, and plums.
Webb and Shelton (1990) found rates of infection to be higher in mid-instar Pieris rapae than early or late instars (mortality 8, 72, and 44% for first, third, and fifth instars, respectively), when exposed to spray applications of granulosis virus.
The viruses are not similar enough, even though they're both granulosis viruses.
EPA has granted registration to Madex[R] HP, the first granulosis virus approved for use in North America that controls the larvae of both the codling moth (Cydia pomonella) and oriental fruit moth (Grapholita molesta).
On histopathological examination epidermis shows mild hyper keratosis, focal para keratosis, mild hyper granulosis and acanthosis.
Tambien se han utilizado insecticidas quimicos en conjunto con biorracionales (virus de la granulosis, extractos de plantas-lechugilla, jaboncillo, rabanillo, papaya, guanabana, neem, jabones, aceites), dentro de los sistemicos el Imidacloprid[R], se usa para el control de mosquita blanca, paratrioza, afidos y otros insectos en E.