Journal of
Entomology and Nematology

  • Abbreviation: J. Entomol. Nematol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9855
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEN
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 135

Full Length Research Paper

The electron microscopic examination of fungal distortions in the adult red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum H. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)

Bosly A. Hanan
  • Bosly A. Hanan
  • Biology Department, Faculty of Science, Jazan University, Jazan, Saudia Arabia.
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  •  Received: 27 February 2017
  •  Accepted: 18 April 2017
  •  Published: 30 April 2017


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