Citations with the tag: HOUSEFLY

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  • The female-determining gene F of the horsefly, Musca domestica, act maternally to regulate its...
    Dubendorfer, Andreas; Hediger, Monika // Genetics; Sep98, Vol. 150 Issue 1, p221 

    Presents a study which investigated the female development of Musca domestica, the housefly. Activation of the sex-determining gene F in embryogenesis; What controls sex determination in the housefly; Method used in the study; results of the study.

  • House Flies.
    Churchman, Deborah // Ranger Rick; Mar2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p24 

    Presents information on house flies.

  • Fannia.
    Churchman, Deborah // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p847 

    An encyclopedia entry for "Fannia," which refers to a genus of houseflies, is presented.

  • housefly.
    Churchman, Deborah // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1095 

    A definition of the term "housefly," which refers to a fly under the order Diptera, is presented.

  • Here's what I would do...
    Kells, Stephen // Pest Control; Nov97, Vol. 65 Issue 11, p30 

    Presents a hypothetical situation about the housefly problem of a residence requiring solution. Source of the infestation; Proper way of exterminating the pupae of flies.

  • Some tips for controlling houseflies.
    Pinto, Larry // Pest Control; Mar98, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p14 

    Highlights housefly control tips. Cleaning of trash compactors and garbage chutes; Putting of trash in bags before being placed in trash bins; Installation of insect light traps; Use of insecticides.

  • Nonrandom Mating Among Geographic Stains of the Housefly from Western United States
    Kimball, K. T.; Bryant, E. H. // American Midland Naturalist; Jan1981, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p200 

    No abstract available.

  • The House Fly: Musca Domestica.
    Kimball, K. T.; Bryant, E. H. // Pest Management Professional; Apr2011, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p51 

    The article provides details on house flies or musca domestica.

  • Lesser housefly.
    Kimball, K. T.; Bryant, E. H. // Pest Control; Jul2003, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p76 

    Focuses on the identification of lesser housefly (LHF) in the U.S. Life cycle of LHF; Physical characteristics; Description of the wing venation.

  • Do houseflies spread ulcer bacteria?
    Kimball, K. T.; Bryant, E. H. // Executive Health's Good Health Report; Jan1998, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p8 

    Details the results of a report offering an explanation on how the H. pylori bacteria causing peptic ulcer can travel through the housefly. Details of the transmission process through the housefly; Other diseases where the housefly was identified as an agent of transmission.

  • Toxicities of 2,2',4,4'- and 3,3',4,4'-tetrachlorobiphenyls to houseflies at different ages and enzyme levels
    Hansen, L. G.; Saghir, S. A. // Archives of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology; May1995, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p436 

    No abstract available.

  • The Male-Determining Activity on the Y Chromosome of the Housefly (Musca domestica L.) Consists...
    Hediger, Monika; Minet, Ariane Denise // Genetics; Oct98, Vol. 150 Issue 2, p651 

    Highlights a study which investigated the male-determining factor of the housefly Musca domestica. Discussion on sex determination; Production of intersexual fly strains; Methodology used to conduct the study; Results of the study.

  • The evolution of senescence under curtailed life span in laboratory populations of Musca domestica (the housefly).
    Reed, David H.; Bryant, Edwin H. // Heredity; Aug2000, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p115 

    The evolution of senescence may be explained by two different, but not mutually exclusive, genetic mechanisms. The antagonistic pleiotropy hypothesis predicts that senescence is a consequence of the fixation of alleles with pleiotropic effects favouring early life fitness, but bearing a cost in...

  • Gene Flow Among Geographically Diverse Housefly Populations (Musca domestica L.): A Worldwide Survey of Mitochondrial Diversity.
    Marquez, J.G.; Krafsur, E.S. // Journal of Heredity; Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 93 Issue 4, p254 

    Surveys the gene diversity in British African and North American housefly populations. Description of the housefly, Musca domestica L.; Forms of intraspecific taxonomic status which were recognized from the morphological diversity among houseflies; Genotypic analysis of single-strand...

  • House Flies (Musca domestica).
    Bello, Paul // Pest Management Professional; Jun2011, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p50 

    The article offers information on housefly also known as musca domestica, its characteristics and nature as an insect, and tips to control the said insect pest.

  • Fat bellied females can be fatal.
    K.McG.; Hickey, Georgina // Nature Australia; Summer96, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p12 

    Reports on the effect of the parasitic fungus Entomophthora muscae on the housefly and its sexual behavior. Death within a week of housefly infection; Preference of male flies for females with protuberant abdomens; Description of houseflies sick with E. muscae; Investigation of E. muscae...

  • A Housefly.
    Sullivan, John // Confrontation; Spring/Summer2003, Issue 82/83, p293 

    Presents the poem "A Housefly," by John Sullivan.

  • The y-choromosomal and autosomal male-determining M factors of musca domestica are equivalent.
    Schmidt, R.; Hediger, M. // Genetics; Sep97, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p271 

    Looks at some of the factors which aid in determining the sex of musca domestica, while highlighting some of the genes which are involved in the process. Reference to some of the sex determining mechanisms; Findings of studies conducted.

  • did you know?
    Schmidt, R.; Hediger, M. // Pest Management Professional; Oct2013, Vol. 81 Issue 10, p118 

    The article presents facts on the common houseflies and their harmful effect in humans.

  • dos & don'ts DIPTEROLOGY.
    Mitchell, Stuart // Pest Management Professional; Mar2014, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p86 

    The article offers tips on insects control including eliminating the house fly though an environmentally benign process of integrated pest management. INSET: most wanted.

  • The Houseflies.
    Brown, Arthur // Carolina Quarterly; Winter2011, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p39 

    The poem "The Houseflies" by Arthur Brown is presented. First Line: You use the child's room upstairs—it's bright. Last Line: the breadth of death above the night's indifference.

  • Revenge of the Fly.
    Brown, Arthur // Men's Health; Sep99, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p54 

    Presents the findings of a study by researchers at Kansas City University on electric fly zapper.

  • The clock gene period of the housefly, Musca domestica, rescues behavioral rhythmicity in...
    Piccin, Alberto; Couchman, Martin // Genetics; Feb2000, Vol. 154 Issue 2, p748 

    Examines the role of the clock gene period of Musca domestica in the behavioral rhytmicity in Drosphila melanogaster. Cloning of the M. domestica per homologue; Musca PER protein; Molecular phylogeny of the PER proteins; Rescue of circadian rhymicity in transgenic D. melanogaster carrying the...

  • Flies: The insects that love us to death.
    Lundgren, Jonathan // High Plains Journal; 9/23/2013, Vol. 131 Issue 38, p17B 

    The article provides facts about house flies and suggests ways to get rid of them.

  • Why pig farmers should love a duck.
    Putnam, Clare // New Scientist; 4/16/94, Vol. 142 Issue 1921, p18 

    Reports on the effectiveness of Muscovy ducks in controlling housefly in pig and dairy cattle farms. Experiments done by Barry Glofcheskie and Gordon Surgeoner of the University of Guelph, Ontario; Cost savings for farmers.

  • Robofly.
    Ray, R. // Video Librarian; May/Jun2002, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p23 

    The article reviews the video recording "Robofly."

    Ray, R. // Boys' Life; Feb2006, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p53 

    The article presents several anecdotes. A farmer was milking his cow one day when a fly came in the barn. It flew around and then went right into the cow's ear. A few minutes later, the farmer looked in the bucket of milk and saw the fly. He said, That fly went in one ear and came out the udder....

  • Fly vision.
    Dean, Brian; Wright, Cameron; Barrett, Steven // InTech; Aug2009, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p18 

    The article offers information on a novel sensor based on the visual system of the common house fly, being developed by researchers at the Wyoming Information, Signal Processing and Robotics Laboratories. Researchers examined several characteristics of the fly's vision system, including the...

  • fly.
    Dean, Brian; Wright, Cameron; Barrett, Steven // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary; 2009, p133 

    A definition for the term "fly" is presented. It refers to any of numerous insects having one pair of wings and large compound eyes. Flies include the houseflies, horseflies, and mosquitoes.

  • Fresher Fruits and Veggies.
    Dean, Brian; Wright, Cameron; Barrett, Steven // Science Teacher; Jan2002, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p18 

    Reports the development of a preservative for cut fruits and vegetables. Use of the polyphenol oxidase, a protein derived from common housefly; Usefulness of the protein in turning off the browning effect in produce; Need for more research on the long-term safety of the procedure.

  • An insect model for assessing mercury toxicity: effect of mercury onantioxidant enzyme activities of the housefly (Musca domestica) and the cabbage looper moth (Trichoplusia ni)
    Pardini, R. S.; Zaman, K.; Johnson, J. E.; Ahmad, S.; MacGill, R. S. // Archives of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology; Jan1994, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p114 

    No abstract available.

  • Evaluation of resistance or susceptibility of the house fly, Musca domestica L., of semi-industrial livestock farms to some pyrethroid insecticides in Ahvaz, southwestern Iran.
    Sharififard, Mona; Safdari, Farhad // Jundishapur Journal of Health Sciences; Autumn2013, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p201 

    Introduction: The house fly, Musca domestica L., is known as one of the most important hygiene problems worldwide. It has shown a high potential to develop resistance to chemical insecticides. This study was undertaken to determine the susceptibility or resistance of the house fly, which were...

  • YES! PICKS:: Fly Patrol.
    M. R. // Yes!; Summer2009, Issue 50, p63 

    The article offers tips on how to prevent houseflies in the surroundings. These include washing the garbage cans, tub drains and sink and covering any left foods. Using fly-repellents or planting flowers that can irritate the sensitive leg hairs of the flies are some of the important steps...

  • Association of Poultry Farms with Housefly and Morbidity: A Comparative Study from Raipur Rani, Haryana.
    Dogra, Vikas; Aggarwal, Arun Kumar // Indian Journal of Community Medicine; Oct2010, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p473 

    Background: Large poultry belt is located in the residential areas of rural Haryana in North India. Housefly problem has become a big nuisance in this area. Policy makers require evidence of the association of poultry farming with houseflies and its possible impact on the health of the...

  • Effects of maternal age on larval competitiveness in house flies.
    Mcintyre, G. S.; Gooding, R. H. // Heredity; Nov2000, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p480 

    At advanced ages, many insects lay smaller eggs with reduced viability, but adults produced by different maternal age classes are usually indistinguishable. In most species it is not known if there are any significant differences between hatchlings from smaller, later eggs (i.e. those produced...

  • The mutation masculinizer (man) defines a sex-determining gene with maternal and zygotic...
    Schmidt, R.; Hediger, M. // Genetics; Jan97, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p173 

    Characterizes the recessive mutation of masculinizer (man), a component involved in sex determination of Musca domestica. Isolation and localization of man; Dominant maternal effect of man; Temperature-sensitivity of the heterozygous man; Transplantation of pole cells.

  • A fungus infecting domestic flies manipulates sexual behaviour of its host
    Moller, A. P. // Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology; Dec1993, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p403 

    No abstract available.

  • Survey of insect growth regulator (IGR) resistance in house flies (Musca domestica L.) from southwestern Turkey.
    Cetin, Huseyin; Erler, Fedai; Yanikoglu, Atila // Journal of Vector Ecology; Dec2009, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p329 

    Insect growth regulators (IGRs) are currently the fastest-growing class of insecticides, and in Turkey these products represent a new approach to pest control. In recent years, several IGRs were also registered for the control of the house fly, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae), in Turkey....

  • Rockwell Labs Ltd.
    Spragins, Cisse // Pest Management Professional; May2013, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p72 

    The article presents the insights of Rockwell Labs Ltd. founder and chief executive officer (CEO) Cisse Spragins on how to control most common structural pest fly species including house, blow, and small flies.

  • Developmental analysis of two sex-determining genes, M and F, in the housefly, Musca domestica.
    Hilfiker-Kleiner, Denise; Dubendorfer, Andreas // Genetics; Aug93, Vol. 134 Issue 4, p1187 

    Investigates two sex-determining factors of the housefly. Dominant factor F; Epistatic factor F; Occurrence of spontaneous gynandromorphs; Results consistent with hypothesis that M is the primary sex-determining signal which sets activity of the F gene at around the blastoderm stage; Discussion...

  • What's that fly doing in my soup?
    Hilfiker-Kleiner, Denise; Dubendorfer, Andreas // Newsweek; 7/28/1997, Vol. 130 Issue 4, p77 

    Reports that houseflies have been linked with Heliobacter pylori, the bacterium responsible for ulcers. Statistics; Proof obtained by Dr. Peter Grubel; Forecasts.

  • MAMPE.
    Mampe, Doug // Pest Control; Oct2002, Vol. 70 Issue 10, p14 

    Answers questions relating to pest control business. Use of granule pyrethroid on camel crickets; House flies resting on power cords; Bed bugs that return after treatment.

  • How many neuroblasts build mushroom bodies in Lucilia caesar L. and Musca domestica L. (Diptera, Brachycera Cyclorrhapha)?
    Panov, A. A. // Biology Bulletin; Dec2009, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p598 

    The green-bottle fly Lucilia caesar and the housefly Musca domestica differ greatly in the number of neuroblasts producing mushroom bodies. Four neuroblasts were found in each mushroom body of Lucilia pupae, and its calyx has a quadruple structure. In the housefly, the number of mushroom body...

  • Recollections: R.I.P.
    Jennings, Clyde // U.S. Stamp News; Mar2005, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p14 

    Recounts the history behind a U.S. postage stamp design that features a house fly.

  • On the Fly.
    Jennings, Clyde // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6; 4/24/2006, Vol. 74 Issue 23, p3 

    The article reports on the eyeglasses made by Micreon for a housefly. The technology used for the fly eyeglasses is mentioned.

  • Biodegradation of Pig Manure by the Housefly, Musca domestica: A Viable Ecological Strategy for Pig Manure Management.
    Cickova, Helena; Pastor, Berta; Koz�nek, Milan; Mart�nez-S�nchez, Anabel; Rojo, Santos; Tak�c, Peter // PLoS ONE; Mar2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p1 

    The technology for biodegradation of pig manure by using houseflies in a pilot plant capable of processing 500-700 kg of pig manure per week is described. A single adult cage loaded with 25,000 pupae produced 177.7�32.0 ml of eggs in a 15- day egg-collection period. With an inoculation...

  • In vivo Effect of Spinosad on Proteases of Insecticide-Resistant and Susceptible Strains of Musca domestica.
    Saleem, Mushtaq A.; Ashfaq, Muhammad; Shakoori, A. R. // Pakistan Journal of Zoology; Dec2009, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p455 

    The article discusses a study aimed at determining the efficacy of the recently developed naturalite insecticides spinosad against susceptible and resistant strains of M. domestica as well as the activities of cytoplasmic in insecticide-resistant and susceptible strains of M. domestica and to...

  • Study shows houseflies capable of carrying ulcer bug.
    Saleem, Mushtaq A.; Ashfaq, Muhammad; Shakoori, A. R. // Pest Control; Aug97, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p21 

    Reveals that the common housefly may be a reservoir for Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium responsible for some types of ulcers. Ways for the flies to acquire the bacteria; Favorable living conditions for the bacteria.

  • Comparative Effects of Cyfluthrin on Intracellular Protease Activities in Insecticide-Resistant and Susceptible Strains of Musca domestics L.
    Saleem, Mushtaq A.; Wilkins, Richard M.; Shakoori, A. R. // Pakistan Journal of Zoology; 2010, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p623 

    The article discusses a study which determined the in vivo effect of synthetic pyrethroid cyfluthrin on the activities of representative protein catabolising cytoplasmic and lysosomal proteases in resistant and susceptible strains of Musca domestica to elucidate whether insecticide toxicity in...

  • Editor's Notebook.
    Bender, Steve // Southern Living; May2003, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p78 

    Provides tips on nurturing the flowering tree crape myrtle. Pruning techniques; Impact of houseflies on crape myrtles; Approaches in preventing crape myrtles from growing into ugly stumps.

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