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MUD

A municipal utility district, which is a political subdivision that administers utility-related services, sometimes requiring the issue of special assessment bonds.
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Mud

A Dutch unit of volume equivalent to 100 liters. It was adopted in 1817, soon after the establishment of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
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Infectivity of eggs deposited by worms in culture was tested by feeding eggs to mud snails, Ilyanassa obsoleta.
Fourteen species and higher taxa of trematodes were reported from native populations of the New Zealand mud snail (Macfarlane 1939, Winterbourn 1973, MacArthur & Featherston 1976, Jokela & Lively 1995, Dybdahl & Lively 1998).
When the researcher bred the New Zealand mud snail in both plastic and glass water bottles, they observed more than double the number of embryos in plastic bottles compared with glass bottles.
Odorant solutions prepared from horseshoe crab eggs, and molecular weight fractions of these, were tested because they have been reported to be attractive to mud snails (Ilyanassa obsoleta), and because horseshoe crab eggs have been proposed as a source of compounds for inclusion in manufactured bait (Ferrari and Targett, 2003).
(1998), who were unable to detect significant sulfate conjugation of testosterone in the mud snail (Ilyanassa obsoleta).
In these areas populations of the native mud snail, Cerithidea californica, have declined precipitously.
"Getting on top of the problem will require investment but some of the work should pay for itself if we can produce more milk," | Milk producers Liam and Annie James are taking steps to exclude cattle from known mud snail habitats now that DNA testing has revealed where they are on their farm
Resistance issues will also be highlighted along with the fourpoint plan for fluke control, which includes pasture protection in the spring and reducing the mud snail population in summer, as snails are an intermediate host for liver fluke.
The New Zealand mud snail, equally prolific, already has arrived in Oregon, having hitched a ride from the islands, most likely with anglers.
The mud snail called lymnaea truncatula, is found in boggy areas with neutral or alkaline soil conditions.