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 Research News on Fisheries : Feb – 2020

Rebuilding Global Fisheries After a long history of overexploitation, increasing efforts to restore marine ecosystems and rebuild fisheries are under way. Here, we analyze current trends from a fisheries and conservation perspective. In 5 of 10 well-studied ecosystems, the average exploitation rate has recently declined and is now at or below the rate predicted to […]

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 […]

News Update on Phytoplankton Research: Dec – 2019

Phytoplankton Size In reviewing this subject, it became clear to me that plankton ecologists fall out into two groups: those that enjoyment of finding the patterns in nature which will be explained by size, and people who enjoyment of finding exceptions to the established size-dependent rules. I came to understand the degree to which the […]

News Update on Acarina Research: Dec – 2019

Catalog of the Eriophyoidea (Acarina: Prostigmata) of the world. This catalogue of the Eriophyoidea includes all eriophyoid mites acknowledged to the authors on a world-wide basis, as of August, 1993. Indexes to species names, food plants and food plant common names, and a precis of the Eriophyoidea, area unit enclosed. Replacement names for pre-occupied names […]

News Update on Coleoptera Research: Dec – 2019

Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta) We synthesize records on all regarded extant and fossil Coleoptera family-organization names for the primary time. A catalogue of 4887 circle of relatives-group names (124 fossil, 4763 extant) based totally on 4707 distinct genera in Coleoptera is given. A overall of 4492 names are to be had, 183 of which […]