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- PETZOLDâMAXWELL, JENNIFER; WONG, SARAH; ARELLANO, CONSUELO; GOULD, FRED
- Ecological entomology 2011 v.36 no.6 pp. 700-708
- Heliothis subflexa, etc ; Physalis angulata; Physalis pubescens; field experimentation; greenhouse experimentation; hatching; host plants; leaves; moths; plant response; predation; probability; temperature; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... 1. The insect Heliothis subflexa GuenÃ©e is a specialist on plants in the genus Physalis. In the present study, the physical response of Physalis leaves to egg deposition by H. subflexa is described. 2. It was observed that the leaves of Physalis plants respond to the eggs of H. subflexa, while coâoccurring nonâhost plants do not. Leaves of Physalis angulata L. and Physalis pubescens L. respon ...
- Vásquez, G.M.; Fischer, P.; Grozinger, C.M.; Gould, F.
- Insect molecular biology 2011 v.20 no.1 pp. 115-124
- Heliothis subflexa, etc ; Heliothis virescens; antennae; communications technology; gene expression regulation; genes; moths; pheromone blends; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; sex pheromones; Show all 10 Subjects
- ... Moth sexual communication systems are highly diverse, but the mechanisms underlying their evolutionary diversification remain unclear. Recently, genes coding for odorant receptors (ORs) OR6, OR14, OR15 and OR16 have been genetically associated with species-specific male response to female pheromone blends in Heliothis virescens (Hv) and Heliothis subflexa (Hs). Quantitative real-time PCR analysis ...
- Ahn, Seung-Joon; Badenes-Pérez, Francisco R.; Heckel, David G.
- Journal of insect physiology 2011 v.57 no.9 pp. 1212-1219
- Heliothis subflexa, etc ; Capsicum annuum; Helicoverpa armigera; Helicoverpa assulta; Helicoverpa zea; Heliothis virescens; Spodoptera frugiperda; acute toxicity; artificial diets; capsaicin; dietary exposure; digestibility; food consumption; foods; fruits; herbivores; host range; insects; instars; larvae; larval development; mortality; paralysis; Show all 23 Subjects
- ... Plant secondary compounds not only play an important role in plant defense, but have been a driving force for host adaptation by herbivores. Capsaicin (8-methyl-N-vanillyl-6-nonenamide), an alkaloid found in the fruit of Capsicum spp. (Solanaceae), is responsible for the pungency of hot pepper fruits and is unique to the genus. The oriental tobacco budworm, Helicoverpa assulta (Lepidoptera: Noctui ...