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Quantifying Food Consumption and Growth in Insects
Relative consumption rate is frequently calculated as weight of food consumed divided by mean body weight over the course of the feeding period. However, mean weight incorporates weight change, whichExpand
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Interaction of fertilizer regime with host‐plant resistance in tomato
The effect of fertilizer regime on trichome‐ and lamellar‐based resistance in the wild tomato species, Lycopersicon hirsutum f. glabratum C. H. Mull accession PI 134417, to three insect pests ofExpand
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2‐Undecanone, a constituent of the glandular trichomes of Lycopersicon hirsutum f. glabratum: Effects on Heliothis zea and Manduca sexta growth and survival
The effects of 2‐undecanone, a compound found in the glandular trichomes of the wild tomato, Lycopersicon hirsutum f. glabratum C. H. Mull, PI 134417, on the larvae of Heliothis zea (Boddie) andExpand
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Organization-Harm vs. Organization-Gain Ethical Issues: An Exploratory Examination of the Effects of Organizational Commitment
The existing literature on the relationship between organizational commitment and ethical decision making suggests that ethical decision makers with higher organizational commitment are less likelyExpand
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Host Plant Effects on the Activity of Selected Nuclear Polyhedrosis Viruses Against the Corn Earworm and Beet Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Abstract The activity of the nuclear polyhedrosis virus (NPV) of the celery looper, Anagrapha falcifera (Kirby) (AfMNPV), against the beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hübner), was greatest when theExpand
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Interaction of Manduca sexta resistance in tomato with insect predators of Helicoverpa zea
Resistance in accession PI 134417 of Lycopersicon hirsutum f. glabratum to Manduca sexta L. results from the presence of the methyl ketones 2‐tridecanone and 2‐undecanone in the type VI trichomeExpand
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Feeding Behavior of Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Larvae on Artificial Diet Containing Bacillus thuringiensis
The effects of Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner in artificial diet on the feeding behavior of lalvae of the gypsy moth, Lymontria dispar (L.), were measured in both short-term (1 d) and long-term (10Expand
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Blankophor BBH as an Enhancer of Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus in Arborist Treatments Against the Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae)
Doses of a commercial candidate formulation of gypsy moth nuclear polyhedrosis virus (LdMNPV) were applied with and without several concentrations of an enhancing adjuvant, Blankophor BBH., toExpand
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Populations of predaceous natural enemies developing on insect-resistant and susceptible tomato in North Carolina
Abstract Naturally occurring populations of immature and adultGeocoris punctipes,adultColeomegilla maculataand immature coccinellids were monitored on field-grown tomato lines susceptible andExpand
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Genetic and biological variation among nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates from the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
A PCR-based method was used to identify and distinguish among 40 uncharacterized nucleopolyhedrovirus (NPV) isolates from larvae of the moth Spodoptera frugiperda that were part of an insect virusExpand
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