In vivo dose-response of insects to Hz-2V infection

  title={In vivo dose-response of insects to Hz-2V infection},
  author={John P. Burand and Christopher P Rallis},
  journal={Virology Journal},
  pages={15 - 15}
Hz-2V infection of female Helicoverpa zea moths is manifested as insects that are either sterile "agonadal" individuals with malformed reproductive tissues or fertile asymptomatic carriers which are capable of transmitting virus on to their progeny. Virus infected progeny arising from eggs laid by asymptomatic carrier females may themselves be either sterile agonadals or asymptomatic carriers. By injecting virus into female moths, a correlation was established between virus doses administered… CONTINUE READING