publication . Article . 2015

Response of Aphidius colemani to aphid sex pheromone varies depending on plant synergy and prior experience.

Fernandez-Grandon, G. Mandela; Poppy, Guy M.;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2015
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>A critical stage in the success of a parasitoid is the ability to locate a host within its habitat. It is hypothesized that a series of olfactory cues may be involved in altering the parasitoid's movement patterns at this stage of foraging. This paper focuses specifically on host habitat location and host location and the olfactory stimuli necessary to mediate the transition between these stages. Firstly, we confirm the ability of the parasitoid <jats:italic>Aphidius colemani</jats:italic> to detect the aphid sex pheromone at an electrophysiological level. Following this we investigate the effect of the sex pheromone comp...
Subjects
free text keywords: Agronomy and Crop Science, Insect Science, General Medicine, Aphidius colemani, Stimulus (physiology), Nepetalactone, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Parasitoid, biology.organism_classification, biology, Olfactory cues, Sex pheromone, Foraging, Aphid, Ecology, Botany
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publication . Article . 2015

Response of Aphidius colemani to aphid sex pheromone varies depending on plant synergy and prior experience.

Fernandez-Grandon, G. Mandela; Poppy, Guy M.;