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The development of an insect virus within cells of its host


Kenneth M. Hughes

Author Affiliations

Kenneth M. Hughes was Assistant Specialist in the Experiment Station, Berkeley.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 22(12):391-406. DOI:10.3733/hilg.v22n12p391. December 1953.

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Stages in the development of an insect virus are shown in this study. Ultra-thin sections of diseased tissue were observed and photographed with the electron microscope. The presence of virus particles in large numbers in the infected cell nucleus is demonstrated by electron micrographs. Information on the development of polyhedral bodies is presented.

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Hughes K. 1953. The development of an insect virus within cells of its host. Hilgardia 22(12):391-406. DOI:10.3733/hilg.v22n12p391
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