screwworm


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screwworm

(skro͞o′wûrm′)
n.
The larva of the screwworm fly.
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B, C) Cochliomyia hominivorax screwworm fly larvae extracted from the wound.
Available online: https://www.aphis.usda.gov/publications/animal health/2014/fs new world screwworm.pdf
Florida residents should be vigilant for signs of screwworm on livestock and pets, UF experts say.
On the other hand, the primary screwworm [PLA.sub.2] preparation was more sensitive to OOPC, 50 [micro]M [25].
The eradication cronology of the screwworm fly in the Americas, using SIT, is shown on the adapted map (Fig.
Radio-telemetry is being used through the spring fawning season to gauge whether the screwworm is affecting the breeding females and their young.
Current status of the New World screwworm Cochliomyia hominivorax in Venezuela.
They had grown from eggs planted by the fly, a New World Army screwworm fly, in Peru.
You one-W deworm when infested By two-W dewworms, much detested, But I'll bet a sore with screwworm you never saw a three-W dewwworm.
UPDATE: Sterilization was used for decades to combat the screwworm before Mexico and Guatemala staged their first Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) sterilization trial, in 1978.
The agreement focuses on activating the cooperation between the two sides in the provision of field equipment to control diseases that threaten animal health and the necessary means to carry out epidemiological surveillance campaigns, as well as the interventions to combat the screwworm fly.