Daily Archives: March 13, 2017

The absence of bacteria and yeasts in the leaf extract reveals that there were no microorganisms being introduced in the larval environment together with the extract

It is plausible that some of the toxic compounds from the extract remained inside the larvae midgut or could have been absorbed leading to mortality. In addition, there was a considerable reduction of vitamins and minerals when the larvae expelled the gut content material, which may also be joined to mortality. Metamorphosis of the unfed…

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