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biotype

 [bi´o-tīp]
1. a group of individuals having the same genotype.
2. any of a number of strains of a species of microorganisms having differentiable physiologic characteristics.

bi·o·type

(bī'ō-tīp),
1. A population or group of individuals composed of the same genotype.
2. In bacteriology, former name for biovar, referring to a variant strain of bacteria.
[bio- + G. typos, model]

biotype

/bio·type/ (bi´o-tīp)
1. a group of individuals having the same genotype.
2. any of a number of strains of a species of microorganisms having differentiable physiologic characteristics.

biotype

(bī′ə-tīp′)
n.
A group of organisms having the same genotype.

bi′o·typ′ic (-tĭp′ĭk) adj.

biotype

Ecology
A physiologic or anatomic characteristic of an organism living in a specific type of environment, distinct from the same species of organism adapted to a different environment.
 
Genetics
(1) A population where all individuals are genetically identical.
(2) The DNA profile of an organism which is defined by its spectrum of biochemical activities, including the enzymes it produces, based on its reactions with various substrates.

bi·o·type

(bī'ō-tīp)
A population or group of individuals composed of the same genotype.
[bio- + G. typos, model]

biotype

a group of individuals that are genetically identical, forming a physiologically distinct race within a species.

Biotype

A variant strain of a bacterial species with distinctive physiological characteristics.
Mentioned in: Cholera

biotype

a group of individuals having the same genotype. Breeds of animals are obvious biotypes. See also biovar.
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While it is still important to know where, when and how this aphid has arrived in Australia (to avoid other incursions), it is even more important to know what biotype or biotype(s) of the aphid have appeared in Australia, to be able to potentially develop sustainable integrated management strategies which include plant resistance as one tool.
Characteristics of Yersinia enterocolitica biotype 1A strains isolated from patients and asymptomatic carriers.
Genotypic diversity and virulence markers of Yersinia enterocolitica biotype 1A strains isolated from clinical and non-clinical origins.
We found that the variable resistance of our isolates to Tetracycline was not associated with the serotype and biotype of the isolate.
The strains were biotyped according to Williamson's classification [13] distinguishing 8 biotypes (A to H) based on the analysis of five enzymes: esterase (II), valine arylamidase (VI), naphthol phosphohydrolase (XI), a-glucosidase (XV), and N-acetyl- [beta]-D-glucosaminidase (XVII).
Eghbali et al (2009) in their study concluded that simple visual examination cannot be relied as an effective method for assessment of biotype irrespective of the clinicians' experience.
Susceptibility to insecticides in the Q biotype of Bemisia tabaci is correlated with bacterial symbiont densities.
The Florida Department of Agriculture and the University of Florida is working hard to conjure a treatment plan to control the Biotype B and Q whitefly before a severe loss of crops and landscapes occur.
Geminivirus transmission and biological characterisation of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) biotypes from different geographic regions.
50] value (dose required to reduce shoot fresh biomass by 50% related to untreated plants) of the resistant biotype by the [GR.