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Principles of insect pathology

Author: D Boucias; Jacquelyn C Pendland
Publisher: Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1998.
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This textbook is designed to compile general microbiology, insect pathology, microbial control, and epizootiology of insect diseases into a format which is understandable to the graduate entomology  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D Boucias; Jacquelyn C Pendland
ISBN: 041203591X 9780412035913
OCLC Number: 40076616
Description: 537 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface. 1. Insect-Pathogen Relationships. 2. General Features of Viral Disease Agents. 3. Major Groups of Insect Viruses. 4. Baculoviruses. 5. Characteristics of the Pathogenic Prokaryotes. 6. Insect Pathogenic Bacteria. 7. Bacillus Thuringiensis: Producer of Potent Insecticidal Toxins. 8. General Properties of Fungal Pathogens. 9. Entomopathogenic Fungi: 'Perfect' Phyla. 10. Entomopathogenic Fungi: Fungi Imperfecti. 11. Insect Pathogenic Protozoa. 12. Phylum Microsporidia. 13. Insect Immune Defense System, Part I: Innate Defense Reactions. 14. Insect Immune Defense System, Part II: The Recognition of Nonself. 15. Insect Immune Defense System, Part III: Prophenoloxidase Cascade and Post-Attachment Processes of Phagocytosis.
Responsibility: by Drion G. Boucias and Jacquelyn C. Pendland.
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'...the treatment is modern and mainly uses computerized information. The rich compilation of actually used terminology...will help molecular biologists and biochemists understand insect pathology- Read more...

 
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