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- Soares, Marcus Alvarenga, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Chemosphere 2019 v.229 pp. 525-528
- Anticarsia gemmatalis; goblet cells; homeostasis; insect larvae; insecticides; insects; lethal dose 50; metabolism; microvilli; midgut; nutrient uptake; transmission electron microscopy
- ... Anticarsia gemmatalis Hübner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is mainly controlled with synthetic insecticides such as chlorantraniliprole. However, these compounds may affect non-target organs of insect metabolism. The objective of this study was to evaluate the toxic effect in the midgut goblet cells of A. gemmatalis caterpillars exposed to chlorantraniliprole. The midgut of these caterpillars, which in ...