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Oviposition behavior in lepidoptera
The expanding field of insect-plant relationships has long focused on the process by which phytophagous insects find and accept their host plants. Since Thorsteinson's classic review (151),Expand
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The chemical world of crucivores: lures, treats and traps
The host ranges of several insects that are specialists on crucifers (Brassicaceae) are closely linked to the presence of glucosinolates in these plants. These glycosides often serve as stimulantsExpand
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Dual Chemical Barriers Protect a Plant Against Different Larval Stages of an Insect
The host plants of the native American butterfly, Pieris napi oleracea, include most wild mustards. However, garlic mustard, Alliaria petiolata, a highly invasive weed that was introduced fromExpand
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Isothiocyanates Stimulating Oviposition by the Diamondback Moth, Plutella xylostella
Recognition of cabbage as a host plant for the diamondback moth (DBM) has previously been shown to depend on compounds that are extracted by soaking intact foliage in chloroform. Analysis of suchExpand
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A Saponin Correlated with Variable Resistance of Barbarea vulgaris to the Diamondback Moth Plutella xylostella
Two types of Barbarea vulgaris var. arcuata, the G-type and the P-type, differed in resistance to larvae of the diamondback moth (DBM) Plutella xylostella. Rosette plants of the G-type were fullyExpand
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Bark Beetle Attractants: Mechanism of Colonization by Dendroctonus frontalis
THE devastating attack of Dendroctonus frontalis Zimm. on pine trees depends on successful host selection, mass aggregation, and colonization, often progressing rapidly from tree to tree within aExpand
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Sequestration of Glucosinolates by Harlequin Bug Murgantia histrionica
Murgantia histrionica, the harlequin bug, is an aposematic pentatomid that feeds on toxic crucifer plants. By performing predator trials, we found that the bugs are distasteful to several species ofExpand
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Contact chemoreception related to host selection and oviposition behaviour in the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus
Abstract. Behavioural events during host selection by ovipositing monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus (L.), Danainae, Nymphalidae) include tapping the leaf surface with fore‐tarsi and touching thisExpand
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Effect of brassicaceous plants on the survival and infectivity of insect pathogenic fungi
Studies were conducted to investigate potentialinteractions between brassicaceous plants, theisothiocyanates they produce and insectpathogenic fungi. Studies in vitro showedthat 100 ppm ofExpand
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