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Preference of Batocera horsfieldifor adults to feeding plants

  title={Preference of Batocera horsfieldifor adults to feeding plants},
  author={L. Xiao},
  journal={Chinese Bulletin of Entomology},
  • L. Xiao
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Chinese Bulletin of Entomology
The preference of Batocera horsfieldi Hope adults to various feeding plants was investigated in both field and laboratory. The highest selection rate on Viburnum awabuki and Betula luminifera by B. horsfieldi adults in field was 100% and 92.4%, respectively. Y-tube olfactometer was used to test the role of volatiles from V. awabuki, B.luminifera, Jugians regia L., and Populus tomentosa in host preference of the adults. The results from Y-tube experiment were consistent with the observation in… Expand
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