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adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Determination of Sensitive Stage for Switching Migrant Oriental Armyworms Into Residents

Lei Zhang, Xing-Fu Jiang and Li-Zhi Luo.

in Environmental Entomology

December 2008; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 4925 words.

The sensitive stage for switching migrant oriental armyworm, Mythimna separata (Walker), into residents was determined under the stresses of starvation and cold (5°C) in a laboratory...

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Apis cerana Is Less Sensitive to Most Neonicotinoids, Despite of Their Smaller Body Mass

Meng Yue, Shudong Luo, Jialin Liu and Jie Wu.

in Journal of Economic Entomology

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 3525 words.

Abstract

Multiple stressors and interaction between them may be responsible for the decline of global pollinators. Among them, exposure to neonicotinoids has...

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Effects of Heat-Sensitive Agents, Soil Type, Moisture, and Leaf Surface on Persistence of Anticarsia gemmatalis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Nucleopolyhedrovirus

F. Peng, J. R. Fuxa, A. R. Richter and S. J. Johnson.

in Environmental Entomology

April 1999; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 5043 words.

In a laboratory experiment, persistence of Anticarsia gemmatalis Hübner nucleopolyhedrovirus (AgNPV) was significantly lower in marsh soil than in agricultural soil. AgNPV was inactivated...

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A Simple and Sensitive Plant-Based Western Corn Rootworm Bioassay Method for Resistance Determination and Event Selection

Zhimou Wen and Jeng Shong Chen.

in Journal of Economic Entomology

August 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 7493 words.

Abstract

We report here a simple and sensitive plant-based western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), bioassay...

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Thermal Discrimination and Transgenerational Temperature Response in Bemisia tabaci Mediterranean (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae): Putative Involvement of the Thermo-Sensitive Receptor BtTRPA

Tian-Mei Dai, Yu-Sheng Wang, Wan-Xue Liu, Zhi-Chuang Lü and Fang-Hao Wan.

in Environmental Entomology

February 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 4935 words.

Abstract

Anthropogenic climate change and global warming are expected to alter the geographic distribution and abundance of many ectothermic species, which...

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Deltamethrin-resistant German Cockroaches Are Less Sensitive to the Insect Repellents DEET and IR3535 than Non-resistant Individuals

Sofía L Mengoni and Raúl A Alzogaray.

in Journal of Economic Entomology

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 5566 words.

Abstract

The German cockroach, Blattella germanica (L.) (Blattodea: Blattellidae), is a serious worldwide pest with a considerable economical and sanitary...

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Life Tables for the Koa Seedworm (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Based on Degree-Day Demography

Vincent P. Jones, Carrie H. M. Tome and Lois C. Caprio.

in Environmental Entomology

December 1997; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 0 words.

The usefulness of demography performed on a degree-day scale is examined using laboratory studies on the koa seedworm, Cryptophelbia illepida (Butler). By using degree-day accumulations in...

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Laboratory Toxicity of Three Mosquito Oviposition Repellents to Six Nontarget Aquatic Invertebrates

Rui-De Xue, Donald R. Barnard and Arshad Ali.

in Environmental Entomology

June 2000; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 2852 words.

Toxicity of three mosquito oviposition repellents, N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (AI3-22542 or deet), AI3-35765, and AI3-37220 to 6 aquatic nontarget invertebrates, was evaluated in the...

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Toxicological Assessment of Pollen from Different Bt Rice Lines on Bombyx Mori (Lepidoptera: Bombyxidae)

Hong-Wei Yao, Cai-Ying Jiang, Gong-Yin Ye, Cui Hu and Yu-Fa Peng.

in Environmental Entomology

June 2008; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 7028 words.

The relative toxicity of Bt rice pollen to domestic silkworm, Bombyx mori Linnaeus (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae), was assessed by a leaf-dip bioassay under laboratory conditions. Silkworm first...

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Comparative Dispersal of Trichogramma evanescens and Trichogramma pretiosum (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) in Relation to Environmental Conditions

François Fournier and Guy Boivin.

in Environmental Entomology

February 2000; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 5557 words.

Insect parasitoids have to disperse to locate host habitat and host, and individuals of small species, such as egg parasitoids, are expected to be very sensitive to climatic conditions...

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Effect of Host Plant Ozone Stress on Colorado Potato Beetles

S. D. Costa, G. G. Kennedy and A. S. Heagle.

in Environmental Entomology

October 2001; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 5574 words.

Effects of ozone (O3) stress of potato, Solanum tuberosum L., on fecundity, larval growth and survival of Colorado potato beetles, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say), were measured in...

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Diapause Induction in Apolygus lucorum and Adelphocoris suturalis (Hemiptera: Miridae) in Northern China

Hongqiang Feng, Peiyu Chen, Guoping Li, Feng Qiu and Xianru Guo.

in Environmental Entomology

December 2012; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 4471 words.

With widespread planting of Bt cotton and an associated reduction in the use of broad-spectrum insecticides, the mirid bugs Apolygus lucorum (Meyer-Dür) and Adelphocoris suturalis Jakovlev...

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Canyon Drift and Dispersion of Bacillus thuringiensis and Its Effects on Select Nontarget Lepidopterans in Utah

Wayne H. Whaley, John Anhold and G. Bruce Schaalje.

in Environmental Entomology

June 1998; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 0 words.

A study was conducted to determine the effects of Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner var. kurstaki drift on 2 lepidopteran species, Incisalia fotis Strecker and Callophrys sheridanii W. H....

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Overwintering in the Bamboo Mosquito Tripteroides bambusa (Diptera: Culicidae) During a Warm, But Unpredictably Changing, Winter

Luis Fernando Chaves, Jiun-Yu Jian and Kazuhiko Moji.

in Environmental Entomology

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 7796 words.

Abstract

The bamboo mosquito, Tripteroides bambusa (Yamada) (Diptera: Culicidae), is a common insect across forested landscapes in Japan. Several studies have...

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Diapause Induction in the Grape Berry Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

Sudha Nagarkatti, Patrick C. Tobin and Michael C. Saunders.

in Environmental Entomology

June 2001; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 3324 words.

Photoperiod influences diapause induction in the grape berry moth, Endopiza viteana (=Polychrosis viteana), and eggs and neonates (<12 h) were the most sensitive to decreasing photoperiod....

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Diapause Recruitment and Survival of Overwintering Haematobia irritans (Diptera: Muscidae)

T. J. Lysyk and R. D. Moon.

in Environmental Entomology

December 2001; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 4404 words.

A field study was conducted in Alberta to examine the dynamics of diapause recruitment and survival among overwintering horn flies, Hematobia irritans (L.). Cohorts of eggs were reared in...

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Comparative Proteomic Analysis of Hemocyanins in Dinocras cephalotes and Perla marginata (Plecoptera)

V. Amore, M. A. Puig García, A. M. Timperio, G. Egidi, N. Ubero-Pascal and R. Fochetti.

in Environmental Entomology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 3234 words.

Hemocyanins are large oligomeric respiratory proteins found in many arthropods and mollusks. The overall expression of hemocyanin mRNA, revealed by studies on Plecoptera hemocyanin...

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Toxicity of Diafenthiuron and Imidacloprid to the Predatory Bug Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)

A. De Cock, P. De Clercq, L. Tirry and D. Degheele.

in Environmental Entomology

April 1996; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 0 words.

Susceptibility of the predatory pentatomid the spined soldier bug, Podisus maculiventris (Say), to diafenthiuron and imidacloprid was investigated in the laboratory. Adults and 5th-instar...

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Effects of Fungal Endophyte Isolate on Performance and Preference of Bird Cherry-Oat Aphid

T. L. Bultman, C. Pulas, L. Grant, G. Bell and T. J. Sullivan.

in Environmental Entomology

December 2006; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 3184 words.

Neotyphodium coenophialum is a fungus that commonly grows endosymbiotically within cool season grasses. The fungus can provide protection against biotic stresses to its host...

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New Insights into the Methylation Status of Virulent Diuraphis noxia (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Biotypes

Kelly Breeds, N Francois V Burger and Anna-Maria Botha.

in Journal of Economic Entomology

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entomology. 7105 words.

Abstract

Epigenetic modifications provide a means for aphid biotype development that a lack of genetic variation, owing to an anholocyclic reproduction...

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