Further characterization of the gonad-specific virus of corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea.

@article{Raina2000FurtherCO,
  title={Further characterization of the gonad-specific virus of corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea.},
  author={Ashok K. Raina and Jean R. Adams and Blanca Lupiani and Dwight E. Lynn and Woo-Jin Cho Kim and John P. Burand and E. M. Dougherty},
  journal={Journal of invertebrate pathology},
  year={2000},
  volume={76 1},
  pages={6-12}
}
The gonad-specific virus (GSV) is a DNA virus infecting the reproductive tracts of adults of both sexes of the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea, causing severe tissue deformities leading to sterility. Atypical occlusion bodies containing large concentrations of virions embedded in a granular matrix were seen in the lumen of the oviduct and the bursa copulatrix… CONTINUE READING