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ALTERNATE HOST [3 records]

Record 1 2009-06-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Plant Diseases
  • Plant and Crop Production
DEF

A plant other than the main host, on which a pathogen or pest can live ... Many rusts also overwinter on alternate hosts ...

CONT

An alternate host plant in the life cycle of an organism, e.g. of rusts.

OBS

alternate host: abridged term

French

Domaine(s)
  • Maladies des plantes
  • Cultures (Agriculture)
OBS

Plante-hôte relais : Ann. Zool. écol. animale, 1972, vol. 4, n° 3.

OBS

Plante intervenant dans le cycle biologique d'un organisme.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Enfermedades de las plantas
  • Producción vegetal
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Record 2 2003-07-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
DEF

Host in which only asexual forms of the malaria parasite develop.

CONT

Man is often described as being the intermediate host of human malaria parasites, but it is preferable to use the more specific term "vertebrate host".

Key term(s)
  • vertebrate host

French

Domaine(s)
  • Microbiologie et parasitologie
DEF

Hôte chez lequel se poursuit le développement complet des formes asexuées du parasite du paludisme.

CONT

On dit souvent que l'homme est l'hôte intermédiaire du Plasmodium, mais il serait préférable d'utiliser l'expression "hôte vertébré".

Key term(s)
  • hôte vertébré

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Microbiología y parasitología
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Record 3 1989-09-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Computers and Calculators
CONT

"SDLC plus" permits access to alternate hosts.

OBS

SDLC = synchronous data link control

French

Domaine(s)
  • Ordinateurs et calculateurs

Spanish

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