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Systematic Comparison of Constitutive Promoters and the Doxycycline-Inducible Promoter
Constitutive promoters are used routinely to drive ectopic gene expression. Here, we carried out a systematic comparison of eight commonly used constitutive promoters (SV40, CMV, UBC, EF1A, PGK andExpand
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Effects of host-egg ages on host selection and suitability of four Chinese Trichogramma species, egg parasitoids of the rice striped stem borer, Chilo suppressalis
The striped stem borer, Chilo suppressalis (Walker), is one of the most economically important rice pests worldwide. However, biological control of this pest using natural-enemy insects has beenExpand
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Regurgitant Derived From the Tea Geometrid Ectropis obliqua Suppresses Wound-Induced Polyphenol Oxidases Activity in Tea Plants
Polyphenol oxidases (PPOs) have been reported to play an important role in protecting plants from attack by herbivores. However, little is known about their role in tea. Here, we investigated theExpand
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Identification and Comparison of Candidate Olfactory Genes in the Olfactory and Non-Olfactory Organs of Elm Pest Ambrostoma quadriimpressum (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Based on Transcriptome Analysis
The leaf beetle Ambrostoma quadriimpressum (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) is a predominant forest pest that causes substantial damage to the lumber industry and city management. However, no effectiveExpand
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Fine Structure and Distribution of Antennal Sensilla of Longicorn Beetles Leptura arcuata and Leptura aethiops (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
ABSTRACT The longicorn beetles Leptura arcuata Panzer and Leptura aethiops Poda (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) are predominant pollination beetles in Eurasia and North America. To further elucidate theExpand
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Application of Rough Set Analysis in Species and Caste Discrimination of Bumblebees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus) Based on Antennal Sensilla
ABSTRACT Using scanning electron microscope, eight types of sensilla were found on the antennae of all castes in eight Bombus species (Hymenoptera: Apidae) collected in Jilin Province, China. TheExpand
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Drone and Worker Brood Microclimates Are Regulated Differentially in Honey Bees, Apis mellifera
Background Honey bee (Apis mellifera) drones and workers show differences in morphology, physiology, and behavior. Because the functions of drones are more related to colony reproduction, and thoseExpand
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Scanning Electron Microscope Observations on the Antennal Sensilla of Two Stored Grain Pests Trogoderma granarium and Trogoderma variabile (Coleoptera: Dermestidae)
Abstract In this study both adult male and female antennal sensilla of Trogoderma granarium Everts, 1896 and Trogoderma variabile Ballion, 1878 (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) were observed by scanningExpand
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Impacts of grazing intensity and increased precipitation on a grasshopper assemblage (Orthoptera: Acrididae) in a meadow steppe
1. Grasshoppers are dominant herbivores in grassland ecosystems, and many studies have examined how grazing by large herbivores and precipitation patterns individually influence the dynamics ofExpand
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The study on antennal sensilla of eight Acrididae species (Orthoptera: Acridoidea) in Northeast China
The types, numbers and distributions of antennal sensilla were studied in both male and female adults of eight Acrididae species in Northeast China using scanning electron microscope (SEM). Totally,Expand
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