African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5181

Full Length Research Paper

Development of the fly ‘crop vessel’ bioassay for fly/microbial studies

Lufan Wang
  • Lufan Wang
  • Department of Food Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. 01003, USA.
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John G. Stoffolano Jr.
  • John G. Stoffolano Jr.
  • College of Natural Sciences, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. 01003, USA.
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Lynne Mclandsborough
  • Lynne Mclandsborough
  • Department of Food Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. 01003, USA.
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  •  Received: 09 May 2017
  •  Accepted: 29 June 2017
  •  Published: 07 July 2017

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