Flávia Carnieli Silva

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Greenhouse and laboratory studies were conducted to evaluate feeding activity and superficial damage to soybean seed by the brown-winged stink bug, Edessa meditabunda (F.), and the Neotropical brown stink bug, Euschistus heros (F.). Soybean plants (cv. BRS 282), at R6 stage of development were used. Thirty pairs of each species were used individually for 48(More)
The stink bug Dichelops melacanthus (Dallas) has become one of the major pests of corn and wheat in Brasil, mainly after a shift from the conventional tillage system to the no tillage cultivation system. This fact may be due to the simultaneous occurrence of second planting corn with wheat cultivation, and the presence of wild hosts. This study aimed to(More)
OBJECTIVES To study the main anatomical landmarks related to the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh (LCN) in the infrainguinal region and to define reliable criteria for identifying the nerve during the surgery and electrophysiological study. METHODS Bilateral dissections of 60 adult non-fixed cadavers were performed with measurements of the distance(More)
Theobroma cacao is a woody and recalcitrant plant with a very high level of interfering compounds. Standard protocols for protein extraction were proposed for various types of samples, but the presence of interfering compounds in many samples prevented the isolation of proteins suitable for two-dimensional gel electrophoresis (2-DE). An efficient method to(More)
Background: Efficacy and safety of slow oral immunotherapy (SOIT) is not yet clear, especially regarding tolerance acquisition. Methods: We recruited 32 cow's milk (CM) allergy confirmed by oral food challenge (OFC). Twenty-five subjects were enrolled as SOIT group, and remaining 7 were as control. The inclusion criteria were as follows; (1) CM allergy(More)
Trichogramma pretiosum Riley and Trichogrammatoidea annulata De Santis are commonly found in avocado and persimmon orchards in northern Parana state. However, their abundance depends on whether insecticides are used or not to control the key lepidopteran pests Stenoma catenifer (Wals.) (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae) and Hypocala andremona (Stoll) (Lepidoptera:(More)
Conclusions: The presence of allergic rhinoconjuntivitis symptoms in the last 12 months doubles the risk for the presence of wheezing in Mexican children. Background: There is increasing evidence that the disorder of eosinophil apoptosis contributes to the mechanism of prominent airway inflammation in asthma. However the relationship between dysregulation(More)
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