Category: Zoology

Latest News on Silkmoth: Feb 2021

Serotonin modifies the sensitivity of the male silkmoth to pheromone Serotonin is known to modulate the response of neuronal populations in the primary olfactory center of the moth olfactory system, the antennal lobe. Here, we analyzed the effects of serotonin on the behavior related to the restricted pheromone olfactory pathway of the male silkmoth, Bombyx […]

Latest News on Homoptera: Feb 2021

Molecular phylogeny of the homoptera: a paraphyletic taxon Homoptera and Heteroptera comprise a large insect assemblage, the Hemiptera. Many of the plant sap-sucking Homoptera possess unusual and complex life histories and depend on maternally inherited, intracellular bacteria to supplement their nutritionally deficient diets. Presumably in connection with their diet and lifestyles, the morphology of many […]

Latest News on Plankton : March – 2020

The Continuous Plankton Recorder: concepts and history, from Plankton Indicator to undulating recorders Alister Hardy conceived the Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) survey in the 1920s as a means of mapping near-surface plankton in space and time, interpreting the changing fortunes of the fisheries and relating plankton changes to hydrometeorology and climatic change. The seed he […]

Latest News on Helicoverpa Armigera Research: Dec – 2019

Management of pyrethroid and endosulfan resistance in Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Australia. This issue is dedicated to various aspects of an insecticide resistance management (IRM) strategy introduced into the summer rainfall cropping areas of eastern Australia within the 1983-84 season. The aims of this strategy were to manage pyrethroid and endosulfan resistance problems in […]

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