Recommendations for Disinfesting Insect Eggs

David Kendra dkendra at MR.NET
Fri Apr 22 10:41:20 EST 1994

Hi,  A colleague of mine would like to know if there are any good 
references/techniques available for decontaminating insect eggs.  He is 
working on a bioassay to test the efficiacy of transgenic calli 
expressing insecticidal genes; however, the insect eggs are normally 
contaminated with fungi and to a lesser degree with bacteria and he is 
not certain how to cleanup the eggs without severely reducing their 
viability.  Thanks.

David Kendra                      507-663-7636 (phone)
Northrup King Co.                 507-645-7519 (FAX)
317 330th Street                  dkendra at MR.Net (Email)
Stanton, MN  55018-4308

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