from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several diseases of insect larvae, caused by infestation with polyhedral virus particles.
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- n. Any of several diseases of insect larvae that are caused by polyhedral viruses
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Enhanced UV-B radiation levels are thought to improve the immune system of the autumnal moth in the subarctic and to destroy the polyhedrosis virus.
The nuclear polyhedrosis virus is a major cause of death of the defoliating autumnal moth.
Mukherjee B, Burma S, Hasnain SE (1995) An unusual 30-kDa protein binding to the polyhedrin gene promoter of Autographa californica nuclear polyhedrosis virus.
Surprisingly, the polyhedrin subunits are more similar to picornavirus coat proteins than to the polyhedrin of cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus (CPV).
Activity nuclear-polyhedrosis virus cabbage looper evaluated programmed temperature regimens
Densonucleosis virus and cytoplasmic polyhedrosis virus diseases in larvae of the blackfly, Simulium vittatum