Elspeth Bartlet

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The pollen beetle, Meligethes aeneus, which is an important pest of oilseed rape, Brassica napus, and turnip rape, B. rapa var. campestris, does not oviposit in all species of the Brassicaceae. The relationship between M. aeneus and candytuft, Iberis amara (Brassicacae), was investigated as part of chemical ecological studies into the development of control(More)
Secondary metabolites are important in plant defence against pests and diseases. Similarly, insects can use plant secondary metabolites in defence and, in some cases, synthesize their own products. The paper describes how two specialist brassica feeders, Brevicoryne brassicae (cabbage aphid) and Lipaphis erysimi (turnip aphid) can sequester glucosinolates(More)
While many neuropsychological studies have demonstrated age-related performance alterations in tests thought to reflect frontal and temporal lobe function, there is little direct observation and comparison of these hypothesized brain changes in vivo. The cerebral glucose metabolism of frontal, temporal, and cerebellar regions was examined in 40 young (mean(More)
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