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Entomophaga

, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 179–183 | Cite as

Quantitative characterization of a viremia produced by the granulosis virus infection of the cabbage looperTrichoplusia ni [Lep.: Noctuidae]

  • E. M. Dougherty
  • C. F. Reichelderfer
  • A. L. Foehner
  • C. Hickman
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Abstract

Mortality responses ofTrichoplusia ni neonate larvae fed with the homologous granulosis virus are reported. The onset, duration and intensity of the associated viremia are described. The prolonged eclipse phase of granulosis virus replication is compared with other baculoviruses.

Key-Words

Granulosis virus viremia dose-mortality response 

Résumé

Les réponses (ou résultats) de mortalité de chenilles néo-nées deTrichoplusia ni alimentées avec le virus homologue de la granulose sont rapportées. L'attaque, la durée et l'intensité de la Virémie (ou maladie virale) associées sont décrites.

La phase d'éclipse prolongée de la réplication du virus de la granulose est comparée avec celle d'autres baculovirus.

Mots Clés

Virus de la granulose virémie réponse à la dose mortelle 

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© Lavoisier Abonnements 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. M. Dougherty
    • 1
  • C. F. Reichelderfer
    • 2
  • A. L. Foehner
    • 1
  • C. Hickman
    • 3
  1. 1.Insect Pathology LaboratoryAgricultural Research ServiceBeltsvilleUSA
  2. 2.Departement of EntomologyUniversity of MarylandCollege Park
  3. 3.Department of Rickettsial Diseases, WRAIRWRAMCWashington, D.C.

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