Accession Number : AD0745787

Title :   Muscoid-fly Octosporeosis.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. no. 1, 1 Aug 71-31 Jul 72,

Corporate Author : CORNELL UNIV ITHACA NY DEPT OF ENTOMOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Kramer, John P.

Report Date : 01 AUG 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The objective of the project is to gather information on Octosporea muscaedomesticae (Protozoa: Microsporidia), the causative agent of an intestinal octosporeosis in muscoid flies. How this agent might be manipulated in the applied biological control of noxious muscoids is our ultimate goal. The experiments conducted are summarized.

Descriptors :   *PROTOZOA, *DIPTERA, *INSECT CONTROL, ENTOMOLOGY, PARASITES, SPORES, GERMINATION.

Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Microbiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE