- Full text PDF available (0)
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) is a soil bacterium that forms spores containing crystals comprising one or more Cry or Cyt proteins having potential and specific insecticidal activity. Different strains of Bt produce different types of toxins, affecting a narrow taxonomic group of insects. Therefore, it is used in non-chemical pest management, including… (More)
Pregnant women who have valvular disease represent a major challenge for physicians involved in their care. Careful history taking and physical examination, along with a judicious use of diagnostic tools (mainly echocardiography), can lead to better management and ultimately to excellent outcomes for both mother and baby.
The anti-S. typhi antibody is predominantly IgA class, and the anti-polio-antibody, antimeasles antibody, anti-E. Coli enterotoxin antibody and anti-S. typhi agglutinins were found adequate in the colostrum samples of well- and under-nourished mothers. No antibody against tetanus toxin was detectable in colostrum samples from mothers of both the groups,… (More)
Complete rearing of the looper pest, Biston (=Buzura) suppressaria (Guen.) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) through generations has been attempted for the first time on artificial diet as an alternative to tea-leaf diet. A comparative study on performance of the pest on its natural host, tea (Camellia sinensis, O’Kuntz), and on the newly formulated artificial… (More)