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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 821591, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/821591
Review Article

Positive-Strand RNA Viruses Infecting the Red Imported Fire Ant, Solenopsis invicta

USDA-ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA

Received 6 June 2011; Accepted 15 August 2011

Academic Editor: Alain Lenoir

Copyright © 2012 Steven M. Valles. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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  • Robert Vander Meer, “Ant Interactions with Soil Organisms and Associated Semiochemicals,” Journal of Chemical Ecology, vol. 38, no. 6, pp. 728–745, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Steven M. Valles, and Niv Sabath, “No evidence for translation of pog, a predicted overlapping gene of Solenopsis invicta virus 1,” Virus Genes, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 84–89, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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  • Steven M. Valles, and Sanford D. Porter, “Procedures to Mitigate the Impact of Solenopsis Invicta Virus 3 In Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Rearing Facilities,” Florida Entomologist, vol. 96, no. 1, pp. 252–254, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar