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Yeast, not fruit volatiles mediate Drosophila melanogaster attraction, oviposition and development
1.In nature, the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster is attracted to fermenting fruit. Micro-organisms like Saccharomyces yeasts growing on fruit occupy a commonly overlooked trophic level betweenExpand
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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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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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Grapevine moth Lobesia botrana is the economically most important insect of grapevine Vitis vinifera in Europe. Flower buds, flowers, and green berries of Chardonnay grapevine are known to attract L.Expand
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Plant odor analysis of apple: antennal response of codling moth females to apple volatiles during phenological development.
Volatile compounds were collected from apple branches (Malus domestica) at different developmental stages, and the antennal response of codling moth females (Cydia pomonella) to these compounds wasExpand
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Host Plant Volatiles Synergize Response to Sex Pheromone in Codling Moth, Cydia pomonella
Plant volatile compounds synergize attraction of codling moth males Cydia pomonella to sex pheromone (E,E)-8,10-dodecadien-1-ol (codlemone). Several apple volatiles, known to elicit a strong antennalExpand
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Flight Tunnel Responses of Z Strain European Corn Borer Females to Corn and Hemp Plants
Abstract European corn borer females Ostrinia nubilalis Hübner (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) exhibited upwind flight to three main host plants, corn Zea mays, hemp Cannabis sativa and hop Humulus lupulus,Expand
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Mating disruption of pea mothCydia nigricana F. (lepidoptera: Tortricidae) by a repellent blend of sex pheromone and attraction inhibitors
Synthetic sex pheromone of the pea mothCydia nigricana, (E,E)-8,10-dodecadien-1-yl acetate (E8,E10–12: Ac), was applied in polyethylene dispensers at a rate of 30 g/ha and 600 dispensers/ha in aExpand
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Flying the Fly: Long-range Flight Behavior of Drosophila melanogaster to Attractive Odors
The fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster Meigen (Diptera: Drosophilidae), is a model for how animals sense, discriminate, and respond to chemical signals. However, with D. melanogaster our knowledge ofExpand
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Essential host plant cues in the grapevine moth
Host plant odours attract gravid insect females for oviposition. The identification of these plant volatile compounds is essential for our understanding of plant–insect relationships and contributesExpand
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