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A new technique for isolation of mites exploiting the difference in density between ethanol and saturated NaCl: qualitative and quantitative studies

Hart, B.J. and Fain, A.

1987 - Volume: 28 Issue: 3 pages: 251-254


technique isolating mites


Qualitative and quantitative experiments using a new flotation method for isolating mites from Berlese extracts, museum storage jars, house-dust and laboratory cultures are described. The results show the extractive efficiency to be 97- 98 %. The advantages of this technique over other known techniques are dicussed.

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