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Desalu, Olufemi - - 2009
Introduction: The aim of the study was to establish the risk factors of bronchial asthma in a Nigerian adult population.
Bircan, Ahmet - - 2009
Introduction: In this study, the role of consecutive measurements of pneumonia symptom scores (PSS) and serum C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in predicting the time to clinical stability (TCS) of patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) were investigated.
Basak, Pinar - - 2009
Diabetes mellitus, immunosupression ve steroid uptake cause dermatophyte infections to progress more generalized and severe. Cases of tinea corporis caused by Tricophyton rubrum were described in immunosupressive as well as psoriatic patients. The female patient using long term methotrexate and systemic steroid treatment for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, with diabetes ...
Kus, Sadiye - - 2009
Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is a distinctive form of recurrent angioedema with life threatening consequences. Type I is defined with quantitative C1 esterase inhibitor (C1 INH) deficiency, type II with functional C1 INH deficency and type III with normal quantity and function of C1 INH respectively. Here in, We present three ...
Akturk, Aysun - - 2009
Pyoderma gangrenosum is a skin disease that may be associated with myelodisplastic syndrome characterized by painful, ulcerovegetative lesions. The skin lesions of pyoderma gangrenosum, which is a neutrophilic dermatose, are well-defined ulcers surrounded with violeceous erythema. Neutrophilic dermatoses are defined as a multisystem disease and may also affect different organs ...
Karaca, Semsettin - - 2009
In healthy body, oxygen species and antioxidant defence mechanisms work in balance. Overproduction or inadequate removal of reactive oxygen species result in oxidative stress, leading to lipid peroxidation, DNA mutation or breakage, activation or inactivation of enzymes, protein oxidation. Clinically, these cause several unfavorable effects included erythema, edema, wrinkles, photoaging, ...
Dilek, Nursel - - 2009
Objective: We aimed to investigate the types of dermatophytes and dermatophytosis in Elazig region to provide appropriate information for therapy planning and public health prevention.
Jeon, Mi-Jeong - - 2009
Late-instars of Bryothinusa koreana Ahn & Jeon are described for the first time based upon DNA sequence data of larvae and adults. Twelve larvae were collected on Geoje Island, Korea, in association with adults of B. koreana. The partial cytochrome oxidase II gene (410 bp) was sequenced from the larvae ...
Shapiro, Jeffrey - - 2009
Two closely related species of Anthocoridae, the minute pirate bugs Orius insidiosus (Say) and O. pumilio (Champion), were collected together from false Queen Anne's lace/ large bullwort (Ammi majus) planted on an organic farm in Gainesville, Alachua Co., FL., over a period of 5 successive weeks. The presumptive prey on ...
Morillo, Franklin - - 2009
Pupal duration, longevity, and behavior of males and females of Carmenta theobromae (Busck), an insect pest of economic importance in cocoa plantations (Theobroma cacao (L.)) were studied. Perforated pods from cocoa farms in Curiepe, Miranda state, Venezuela were collected and taken to INIA-Miranda. Carmenta theobromae larvae and pupa were extracted ...
Jimenez-Perez, Alfredo - - 2009
Adult reproductive biology, including fecundity and mating propensity, may be affected by larval host for insects such as the papaya fruit fly, Toxotrypana curvicauda that do not require protein to produce eggs. Although the reproductive biology of papaya fruit flies that were reared on papaya fruit Carica papaya L. is ...
Valles, Steven - - 2009
A multiplex PCR method was developed and used to determine the infection rate of Kneallhazia solenopsae in individual Pseudacteon curvatus flies in north-central Florida. Among P. curvatus flies infected with K. solenopsae, 2 amplicons were produced, one of 800 nucleotides from the P. curvatus 18S rRNA gene, and one of ...
Lee, Young - - 2009
Two new species, Platylomia constanti Lee, sp. nov. and Platylomia maxima Lee, sp. nov., of the Platylomia spinosa species group are described from Luzon, Philippines. These new species are distinguished from their congeners by the combination of the following characters: larger body, long operculum, wide abdomen, presence of infuscation only ...
Lee, Young - - 2009
Two new cicada species, Haphsa stellata Lee, sp. nov. and Haphsa aculeus Lee, sp. nov., from India and Thailand, respectively, are described. Haphsa velitaris (Distant) and Haphsa crassa Distant are transferred to Meimuna Distant to become Meimuna velitaris (Distant) comb. nov. and Meimuna crassa (Distant) comb. nov. Meimuna durga (Distant) ...
Xue, Wan-Qi - - 2009
The genus Onesia (Diptera: Calliphoridae) is essentially Australasian/Oceanian and Palaearctic Regions in distribution. Two new species of the genus from China are described, viz. Onesia dynatophallus Xue & Bai sp. nov and Onesia franzaosternita Xue & Dong sp. nov. A key to Onesia species in China and a map of ...
Marutani-Hert, Mizuri - - 2009
The Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, (Insecta: Hemiptera: Psyllidae), has been identified as a damaging pest and an efficient vector of the plant infecting bacterium (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus) which is strongly associated with the disease Huanglongbing (HLB), known as 'Citrus greening disease'. Huanglongbing has caused extensive economic losses in ...
Seid, Marc - - 2009
Phorid flies are well known myrmecophilic organisms and are often parasitoids of ants. In some cases, phorids live commensally with ants, with the colony offering protection and/or feeding opportunities. In this study we examined the phorid Commoptera solenopsidis in association with a new host species, Pheidole dentata. An ethogram was ...
Verble, R.M. - - 2009
Black carpenter ants, Camponotus pennsylvanicus (DeGeer), are nearly ubiquitous in North American forests. These ants are documented as predators of red oak borer, Enaphalodes rufulus (Haldeman), a native longhorn beetle that experienced an unprecedented population increase synonymous with an oak decline event in the oak hickory forests of the Ozark ...
Mc Kay, - - 2009
Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi, Anacardiaceae) is a perennial tree native to Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. The plant was introduced into the USA before 1900. Originally grown as an ornamental, Brazilian peppertree is now considered an noxious plant in Hawaii and Florida, where it is ranked among the most important ...
Cocco, Arturo - - 2009
The red palm mite, Raoiella indica Hirst, an important pest of coconut, banana, and date palms is a new invasive pest in the Western Hemisphere. The red palm mite (RPM) has been observed attacking bananas and plantains in Dominica and in Florida (M. A. Hoy, A. Cocco, personal observation). In ...
Ovruski, Sergio - - 2009
Parasitoids of Anastrepha fraterculus (Wiedemann) and Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) infesting wild guava (Psidium guajava L.) and peach (Prunus persica (L.) Batsch) fruits in the southernmost extension of the Bolivian Yungas forest, in the Province of Tarija, were surveyed in Dec (early summer), Feb (mid summer) and Mar (late summer) 1999 ...
Chen, Xiangsheng - - 2009
Two new genera of Tropidocephalini (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea: Delphacidae: Delphacinae) are described from Hainan Province, China. They are Yuanchia Chen and Tsai gen. nov. and Neocarinodelphax Chen and Tsai gen. nov. One new species, Yuanchia maculata Chen and Tsai sp. nov. (China: Hainan: Diaoluoshan) and 1 new combination, Neocarinodelphax hainanensis (Qin ...
Tormos, Josep - - 2009
Antrusa montecristiensis, a new species of Dacnusini from Montecristo island (Italy), is described, illustrated, and compared with allied species. Specific keys of the genus Antrusa for the West Palaearctic region are provided. The preimaginal phases and the venom apparatus of A. curtitempus Fischer, Tormos, Docavo & Pardo, are described, illustrated, ...
Vitullo, Justin - - 2009
The pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green), is a highly polyphagous pest that invaded southern Florida in 2002 and is now widely established throughout most of the state. Although Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. is a preferred and economically important host of M. hirsutus, the susceptibility and expression of feeding symptoms by ...
Casagrande, R. - - 2009
Parasitoid releases against the birch leafminer Fenusa pusilla (Lepeletier) (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) in eastern North America began in 1974, with releases in eastern Canada, followed by others in the Middle Atlantic States and New England. Of 4 parasitoids released, only 1, the ichneumonid Lathrolestes nigricollis (Thompson), established and spread widely. Studies ...
Hanula, James - - 2009
A 5-year study of long-term (40 years) study plots was conducted on the Osceola National Forest in northern Florida to determine how dormant-season fire frequency (annual, biennial, quadrennial, or unburned) affects ground-dwelling macroarthropod use of coarse woody debris in longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) forests. Pitfall traps were used to ...
Kuriwada, Takashi - - 2009
The West Indian sweetpotato weevil Euscepes postfasciatus (Fairmaire) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is a major pest of sweetpotato Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam (Solanales: Convolvulaceae) in some countries. In order to improve mass-rearing for an eradication program employing the sterile insect technique (SIT), optimal population density of E. postfasciatus in an artificial diet ...
Zaifu, Xu - - 2009
Two new species, Fiorianteon isoneuron sp. nov and Anteon gaoligongense sp. nov, are described, respectively, from Xiaowutaishan Provincial Nature Reserve (Hebei Province, China) and Gaoligongshan National Nature Reserve (Yunnan Province, China). Fiorianteon isoneuron can be recognized from the related Palaearctic species F. junonium Olmi by the different shape of parameres ...
Hight, Stephen - - 2009
Long term trapping studies of the invasive moth Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg) were conducted at various latitudes from Puerto Rico to South Carolina. Three flight periods per year were identified at the 5 temperate sites studied, which covered the majority of the infested range on mainland United States. In general, the ...
Taylor, Steven - - 2009
The Aradidae of Louisiana are poorly known, with only 5 species reported from the state. We examined 251 adult flat bugs from Louisiana in the Louisiana State Arthropod Museum, confirming the presence of 4 species (Aradus falleni Stal, Acaricoris ignotus Harris and Drake, Notapictinus aurivilli (Bergroth), and Mezira sayi Kormilev) ...
Shelly, Todd - - 2009
The application of juvenile hormone (or chemical analogs, such as methoprene) to newly emerged adult male fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) represents a promising method to improve the efficiency of the Sterile Insect Technique against economically important species. This procedure has been shown to accelerate male sexual maturity in species with ...
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