Vitória Regina F. Silva

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The introduction of an agricultural pest species into a new environment is a potential threat to agroecosystems of the invaded area. The phytosanitary concern is even greater if the introduced pest's phenotype expresses traits that will impair the management of that species. The invasive tomato borer, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), is(More)
BACKGROUND This work aimed to prepare inclusion complexes using yellow bell pepper pigments and β-cyclodextrin with two different procedures (method A: ultrasonic homogenization and method B: kneading), to characterize them and evaluate their color stability in an isotonic beverage model. The ratio of extract to β-cyclodextrin was 1:2, for both inclusion(More)
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