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Mechanisms of plant defense against insect herbivores
Plants respond to herbivory through various morphological, biochemicals, and molecular mechanisms to counter/offset the effects of herbivore attack. The biochemical mechanisms of defense against theExpand
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Effect of plant secondary metabolites on legume pod borer, Helicoverpa armigera
The effect of various flavonoids, lectins and phenyl β-d-glucoside on larval survival, weights and the activities of digestive (total serine protease and trypsin) and detoxifying [esterase andExpand
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Population Dynamics, Distribution, and Species Diversity of Fruit Flies on Cucurbits in Kashmir Valley, India
Abstract Given the economic importance of cucurbits and the losses incurred by fruit fly infestation, the population dynamics of fruit flies in cucurbit crops and the influence of abiotic parameters,Expand
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Induced resistance in groundnut by jasmonic acid and salicylic acid through alteration of trichome density and oviposition by Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Jasmonic acid (JA) and salicylic acid (SA) play an important role in activating plant defensive responses against insect pests. In these experiments, trichome density increased in groundnut plants byExpand
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Jasmonic and salicylic acid-induced resistance in sorghum against the stem borer Chilo partellus
Induced resistance was studied in three sorghum genotypes (IS2205, ICSV1 and ICSV700) against Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera; Pyralidae) infestation and jasmonic acid (JA) and salicylic acidExpand
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Impact of climate change on insect pests, plant chemical ecology, tritrophic interactions and food production
Climate change is a major concern for agriculture globally. Dynamic climatic parameters including increased temperature and carbon dioxide have greatly affected crop production. As a consequence ofExpand
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