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Efficacy of Chlorine Dioxide Gas in Inactivating Inaccessible Bacteria on Apples and Melons

Investigators
Hill, Dolores
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2001
End date
2004
Objective
To determine the effect of individual nerve cells on the infectivity and parasitic development of nematode parasites of livestock.
More information

Haemonchus contortus larvae will be ablated using a microbeam laser at the University of Pennsylvania. Larvae will be cultured to the L3 stage and shipped to the ARS labotatory where they will be evaluated both in Vitro and in Nivo for various measures of infectivity and development.

Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project number
1935-41420-009-03N
Accession number
407847
Categories
Parasites
Commodities
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