Pseudomonas aeruginosa (disease of beneficial insects)

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Pseudomonas aeruginosa (SEM) (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Janice Haney Carr, CDC
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Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Schroeter) Migula (disease of beneficial insects)

This bacterium can cause septicaemia in honey bees and other beneficial insects like silkworms.

Different strains of P. aeruginosa have been reported as either beneficial or harmful. For other aspects see:
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (as an antagonist to plant diseases)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (as a beneficial entomopathogen)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (as a plant disease)

Publications covering Pseudomonas aeruginosa (disease of beneficial insects)

Insect Science (2017) 24, 17-26
Li-De Su, Qiao-Ling Zhang and Zhiqiang Lu (2017)
Oxidation resistance 1 (OXR1) participates in silkworm defense against bacterial infection through the JNK pathway

Apidologie (1993) 24, 81-86
N. Iliadis and V. Liakos (1993)
Haemocyte changes in honeybee (Apis mellifera L) artificially infected by Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Apidologie (1992) 23, 393-397
K. Papadopoulou-Karabela, N. Iliadis, V. Liakos and E. Bourdzy-Hatzopoulou (1992)
Experimental infection of honeybees by Pseudomonas aeruginosa