Chemical ecology of the luna moth

@article{Lindroth2005ChemicalEO,
  title={Chemical ecology of the luna moth},
  author={Richard L. Lindroth},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={2019-2029}
}
  • R. Lindroth
  • Published 2005
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Chemical Ecology
The effects of food plant on larval performance and midgut detoxification enzymes were investigated in larvae of the luna moth,Actias luna. Neonate larvae were fed leaves of black cherry, cottonwood, quaking aspen, white willow, red oak, white oak, tulip tree, paper birch, black walnut, butternut, or shagbark hickory. First instar survival, larval duration, and pupal weights were monitored as indices of food quality. Midgut enzyme preparations from fifth instars were assayed for β-glucosidase… Expand
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