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Community Associates of an Exotic Gallmaker, Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae), in Eastern North America
Abstract Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) is a potentially devastating exotic invasive gall wasp that is rapidly spreading throughout the eastern United States, and infestsExpand
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Salivary Proteins of Russian Wheat Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae)
ABSTRACT Salivary secretions play critical roles in aphid- host plant interactions and are responsible for damage associated with aphid feeding. The objectives of this study were to evaluateExpand
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Effects of jasmonate‐induced defenses in tomato on the potato aphid, Macrosiphum euphorbiae
Jasmonates such as jasmonic acid (JA) are plant‐signaling compounds that trigger induced resistance (IR) to a broad range of arthropod herbivores. JA‐dependent defenses are known to reduce the growthExpand
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A native and an introduced parasitoid utilize an exotic gall-maker host
Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) is non-native to North America and induces formation of galls on petioles and leaves of all chestnut (Castanea spp., Fagales: Fagaceae). We investigatedExpand
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Effects of Jasmonate-Induced Defenses on Root-Knot Nematode Infection of Resistant and Susceptible Tomato Cultivars
Jasmonates, such as jasmonic acid (JA), are plant-signaling compounds that trigger induced resistance against certain pathogens and a broad range of arthropod herbivores. One goal of this study wasExpand
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A New Problem and Old Questions: Potato Psyllid in the Pacific Northwest
The potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) is a small phloem-feeding insect that develops almost exclusively on plants within the Solanaceae (Fig. 1A). The psyllid wasExpand
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Chestnut Species and Jasmonic Acid Treatment Influence Development and Community Interactions of Galls Produced by the Asian Chestnut Gall Wasp, Dryocosmus kuriphilus
Abstract Jasmonic acid (JA) is a plant—signaling hormone involved in defenses against insects and pathogens as well as the regulation of nutrient partitioning. Gall wasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)Expand
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Gall Structure Affects Ecological Associations of Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)
ABSTRACT Gall wasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) induce structures (galls) on their host plants that house developing wasps and provide them with protection from natural enemies. The Asian chestnutExpand
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Woody Stem Galls Interact With Foliage to Affect Community Associations
ABSTRACT Gall wasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) hijack the physiology of their host plant to produce galls that house wasps throughout their immature stages. The gall-maker-host plant interaction isExpand
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Characterization of Eight Russian Wheat Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Biotypes using Two-Category Resistant—Susceptible Plant Responses
ABSTRACT Eight biotypes of the Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis noxia (Kurdjumov), have been discovered in the United States since 2003. Biotypes are identified by the distinct feeding damageExpand
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