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To determine the effects of host instar of Coccophagus japonicus on the oviposition selection and offspring development. The oviposition selection rate, developmental duration, parasitism rate, emergence rate and female ratio in offspring of P. nigra were studied at the stage of the first instar,...

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Wu XiaoShuang; Zhang FangPing; Fu YueGuan; Niu LiMing; Chen JunYu; Wu QiQi; Zhu JunHong
Publisher
Guangdong Provincial Association for Science & Technology, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of Environmental Entomology, 2018, 40, 6, pp 1375-1379
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Aim: The camphor sawfly, Mesoneura rufonota, is an important leaf-feeding pest of the camphor tree, Cinnamonum campora. In this study the effects of temperature on the development and reproduction of M. rufonota were investigated so as to provide a foundation for the forecasting and integrated...

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Xu ChuanFeng; Luo Dan; Yin LiXin; Liu XingPing
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Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica, Beijing, China
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Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2017, 60, 10, pp 1216-1225
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Aim: The objective of this research is to evaluate the selectivity and fitness of the two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae to different varieties of eggplant. Methods: Using nine cultivars and one wild species of eggplant, the host selectivity was tested by selection experiment in field,...

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Jin GuiHua; Gong YaJun; Qian ZongWei; Zhu Liang; Wang ZeHua; Chen JinCui; Wei ShuJun
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Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica, Beijing, China
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Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2016, 59, 3, pp 328-336
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Glutamine-fructose-6-phosphate aminotransferase (GFAT) was a rate-limiting enzyme of hexosamine biosynthetic pathway, which had a regulatory role in chitin synthase and protein glycosylation. The GFAT gene of Monochamus alternatus (MaGFAT, GenBanK accession number is KT362367) by RACE was cloned...

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Cai ZiLing; Wu HuaJun; Lin Tong
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Chengdu, China
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Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2016, 29, 9, pp 2131-2137
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The gypsy moth is one of the most important defoliator moth species. The size of the damaged areas can be huge, especially during its periodic outbreaks. The appearance of this species is recorded for a long while and its developmental life stages plays dominant part in numerous research. The...

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Hillebrand, R.; Tuba, K.; Lakatos, F.
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Plant Protection Society of Serbia (PPSS), Belgrade, Serbia
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Proceedings of the 7th Congress on Plant Protection "Integrated Plant Protection - a Knowledge-Based Step Towards Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Landscape Architecture". November 24-28, 2014, Zlatibor, Serbia, 2015, pp 243-246
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The present study investigated the biological parameters (development time, longevity, parasitism, adult emergence and instantaneous rate of increase) of females from two local populations of Encarsia formosa Gahan and a commercialized race of the parasitoid (Dutch strain). The representative local ...

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Drobnjaković, T.; Prijović, M.; Perić, P.; Milenković, S.; Stamenković, S.
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Plant Protection Society of Serbia (PPSS), Belgrade, Serbia
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Proceedings of the 7th Congress on Plant Protection "Integrated Plant Protection - a Knowledge-Based Step Towards Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Landscape Architecture". November 24-28, 2014, Zlatibor, Serbia, 2015, pp 175-179
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Tobacco was transformed by employing the plant transformation vector p209-Cry1Ac-Cry3A-BADH by using Agrobacterium-mediated method to obtain completely regenerated plants screened by kanamycin sulfate. PCR detection indicated out of the nine lines in which NPT II gene was detected, Cry1Ac, Cry3A,...

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Ren, Y.; Dong, Y.; Zhang, J.; Qiu, T.; Yang, M.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
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JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2015, 25, Suppl. 1, pp 13-21
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Infestation by the bamboo borer Dinoderus minutus (Coleoptera: Bostrychidae) on felled bamboo culms and products is a serious problem in the bamboo industry. However, biological studies on Dinoderus species are scarce. This study examined the development and reproductive aspects of the bamboo...

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Norhisham, A. R.; Faizah, A.; Zaidon, A.
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Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2015, 27, 3, pp 334-341
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Investigation on comparative biology of green lace wing, Chrysoperla zastrowi arabica Henry et al (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) was carried out in the Bio-control Laboratory, Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari, Gujarat during 2007 to 2009. The results on comparative biology of C. zastrowi arabica ...

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Patel, S. M.; Radadia, G. G.; Pandya, H. V.; Patel, S. D.; Dave, P. P.
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Hind Agri-Horticultural Society, Muzaffarnagar, India
Citation
International Journal of Plant Protection, 2015, 8, 1, pp 13-20
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Aim: This study aims to study the function and ligand binding characteristics of pheromone binding proteins (PBPs) in the olfactory system of the yellow peach moth, Conogethes punctiferalis (Guenée). Methods: A cDNA encoding pheromone binding protein of C. punctiferalis was cloned by RT-PCR and...

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Jia XiaoJian; Hao ShaoDong; Du YanLi; Zhang MinZhao; Qin XiaoChun; Wang JinZhong; Wang HaiXiang; Ji WeiRong
Publisher
Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2015, 58, 11, pp 1167-1176

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