Influence of Dietary Experience on the Induction of Preference of Adult Moths and Larvae for a New Olfactory Cue

In Lepidoptera, host plant selection is first conditioned by oviposition site preference of adult females followed by feeding site preference of larvae. Dietary experience to plant volatile cues can induce larval and adult host plant preference. We investigated how the parent's and self-experience induce host preference in adult females and larvae of three… CONTINUE READING