Behavioral responses of Frankliniella occidentalis to floral volatiles combined with different background visual cues

@article{Cao2017BehavioralRO,
  title={Behavioral responses of Frankliniella occidentalis to floral volatiles combined with different background visual cues},
  author={Yu Cao and Junrui Zhi and Can Li and Runzhi Zhang and Chun Wang and Baozhen Shang and Yulin Gao},
  journal={Arthropod-Plant Interactions},
  year={2017},
  volume={12},
  pages={31-39}
}
The Western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), is one of the most destructive sucking pests of flowering plants. We examined behavioral responses of F. occidentalis adults to the floral volatiles of Rosa chinensis, Gardenia jasminoides, and Tagetes erecta in a Y-tube olfactometer with background visual cues (green, red… CONTINUE READING