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Transovarial transmission of sugarcane white leaf phytoplasma in the insect vector Matsumuratettix hiroglyphicus (Matsumura)
White leaf is a serious disease of sugarcane caused by phytoplasma. The disease is transmitted to the plant by the leafhopper Matsumuratettix hiroglyphicus (Matsumura). The reservoir of phytoplasmaExpand
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Differentiation of phytoplasmas associated with sugarcane and gramineous weed white leaf disease and sugarcane grassy shoot disease by RFLP and sequencing
Abstract Restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) and sequencing were used to elucidate the genetic relationship between phytoplasmas that cause white lead disease and grassy shoot disease inExpand
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Predominant bacteria symbionts in the leafhopper Matsumuratettix hiroglyphicus - the vector of sugarcane white leaf phytoplasma
Sugarcane white leaf (SGWL) disease is associated with phytoplasmas and transmitted by the leafhopper Matsumuratettix hiroglyphicus (Matsumura). The objective of this study was to identify bacteriaExpand
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Transmission of Sugarcane White Leaf Phytoplasma by Yamatotettix flavovittatus, a New Leafhopper Vector
Abstract Sugarcane white leaf disease is caused by plant pathogenic phytoplasmas that are transmitted to the plant by the leafhopper Matsumuratettix hiroglyphicus (Matsumura). To determine whetherExpand
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Regulating edible insects: the challenge of addressing food security, nature conservation, and the erosion of traditional food culture
Entomophagy is a common practice in many regions of the world but there are few examples of national regulations that govern insects for human consumption. Where entomophagy is not common, theExpand
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Effects of earthworms on soil properties and rice production in the rainfed paddy fields of Northeast Thailand
Earthworms play an important role in soil fertility because of their effects on soil properties, and especially the creation of casts that usually have different properties than the surrounding soil.Expand
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Different effects of earthworms and ants on soil properties of paddy fields in North-East Thailand
As soil engineers, earthworms and ants play major roles in soil functioning, especially in modifying soil physical and chemical properties. This study was conducted in a very constrainingExpand
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