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Induced Release of a Plant-Defense Volatile ‘Deceptively’ Attracts Insect Vectors to Plants Infected with a Bacterial Pathogen
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The results suggest that host selection behavior of D. citri may be modified by bacterial infection of plants, which alters release of specific headspace volatiles and plant nutritional contents. Expand
Sequential Sympatric Speciation Across Trophic Levels
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It is reported that the parasitic wasp Diachasma alloeum has formed new incipient species as a result of specializing on diversifying fly hosts, including the recently derived apple-infesting race of R. pomonella. Expand
Biology and management of Asian citrus psyllid, vector of the huanglongbing pathogens.
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Recent advances in the understanding of D. citri biology and behavior, pathogen transmission biology, biological control, and chemical control with respect to "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus" are discussed. Expand
Codling moth management and chemical ecology.
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Pheromone-mediated mating disruption has become a commercially viable pest management technique and is used to control the codling moth, Cydia pomonella, a key insect pest of apple, on 160,000 ha worldwide. Expand
Subterranean Herbivore-induced Volatiles Released by Citrus Roots upon Feeding by Diaprepes abbreviatus Recruit Entomopathogenic Nematodes
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Findings suggest that Swingle citrus roots release induced volatiles as an indirect defense in response to herbivore feeding, and that some of these inducedvolatiles function as attractants for entomopathogenic nematodes. Expand
Roles of Olfactory Cues, Visual Cues, and Mating Status in Orientation of Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) to Four Different Host Plants
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Evidence is provided that D. citri uses olfactory and visual cues in orientation to host plants and the possibility of using plant volatiles in monitoring and management of this pest is suggested. Expand
Constitutive and induced subterranean plant volatiles attract both entomopathogenic and plant parasitic nematodes
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It appears, thus, that release of nematode attracting cues by citrus plants can cause ecological costs, and the plants appear to counteract against these costs, because constitutive release was found only in a cultivar that is resistant to phytopathogenic nematodes, while herbivore-induced release occurred in lines susceptible to pathogenic Nematode species. Expand
Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, to induced volatiles of Manchurian ash, Fraxinus mandshurica
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Investigating volatile emissions of Manchurian ash seedlings in response to feeding by the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, and to exogenous application of methyl jasmonate suggests that females may use induced volatiles in long-range host finding, while their role for males is unclear. Expand
The Ambrosia Symbiosis: From Evolutionary Ecology to Practical Management.
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The ambrosia beetle-fungus farming symbiosis is more heterogeneous than previously thought and there are also three types of pest damage: tree pathogen inoculation, mass accumulation on susceptible hosts, and structural damage. Expand
Differentiation of Competitive vs. Non-competitive Mechanisms Mediating Disruption of Moth Sexual Communication by Point Sources of Sex Pheromone (Part I): Theory1
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A theoretical framework for differentiating among possible behavioral mechanisms whereby sexual communication of moths is disrupted in crops treated with point sources of pheromone is established. Expand
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