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Attraction and Oviposition of Tuta absoluta Females in Response to Tomato Leaf Volatiles
The tomato leafminer Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is a devastating pest of cultivated tomato Solanum lycopersicum throughout South and Central America and Europe. We aimed to characterizeExpand
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Intraspecific competition affecting parents and offspring in the bark beetle ips typographus
In the laboratory we investigated the effect of breeding density on the reemergence of parent spruce bark beetles, Ips typographus (L.), and on the number and "quality" of their offspring. TheExpand
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Floral to green: mating switches moth olfactory coding and preference
Mating induces profound physiological changes in a wide range of insects, leading to behavioural adjustments to match the internal state of the animal. Here, we show for the first time, to ourExpand
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Pheromones in white pine cone beetle,Conophthorus coniperda (schwarz) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae)
Female white pine cone beetles,Conophthorus coniperda, attacking second-year cones of eastern white pine,Pinus strobus L., produced a sex-specific pheromone that attracted conspecific males inExpand
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Fate and Effects of 2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene (TNT) from Dumped Ammunition in a Field Study with Fish and Invertebrates
Abstract2,4,6-Trinitrotoluene (TNT) is the major explosive ingredient in ammunition dumped into lakes and sea after World War II. The aim of the present field study was to study the fate and effectExpand
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Volatiles released from individual spruce bark beetle entrance holes Quantitative variations during the first week of attack
Volatiles released from individual entrance holes of eight spruce bark beetles (Ips typographus) were collected during the first week of attack on a resistant host tree. In order to quantify theExpand
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Leaf Volatiles from Nonhost Deciduous Trees: Variation by Tree Species, Season and Temperature, and Electrophysiological Activity in Ips typographus
The leaf volatiles emitted from four nonhost tree species of Ips typographus, i.e. Betula pendula, B. pubescens, Populus tremula, and Sambucus nigra, were collected outdoors by headspace sampling inExpand
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Inducibility of chemical defenses in Norway spruce bark is correlated with unsuccessful mass attacks by the spruce bark beetle
Secondary attraction to aggregation pheromones plays a central role in the host colonization behavior of the European spruce bark beetle Ips typographus. However, it is largely unknown how theExpand
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Plant odor analysis of potato: response of guatemalan moth to above- and belowground potato volatiles.
The Guatemalan moth Tecia solanivora is an invasive pest of potato in Central and South America. The larvae infest potato tubers in the field as well as in storage facilities. The headspace of potatoExpand
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Floral fragrance disparity between three taxa of lady's slipper cypripedium calceolus (orchidaceae)
Abstract The flower fragrances of three geographically separated intraspecific orchid taxa of Cypripedium calceolus, viz. the Eurasian subspecies calceolus and the North American varietiesExpand
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