kairomone


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kairomone

[′kī·rə‚mōn]
(physiology)
A chemical produced by an organism that benefits the recipient, which is an individual of a different species.
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One of the things that's really new here is that this is a generalized predator kairomone that's volatile," said Ferrero.
Kairomones are beneficial to the receiving species, but detrimental to the sending species.
It may thus be of interest to assess the possible evolutionary similarities among kairomone sensitive species, and to quantify the importance of the adapations in comparison to other consumer-avoidance adaptations.
Neckteeth formation in Daphnia pulex as an example of continuous phenotypic plasticity: morphological effects of Chaoborus kairomone concentration and their quantification.
palmarum using different trap types, with the aggregation pheromone Rhynchophorol and a kairomone composed of a fermented bait of watermolasses and sugar cane, two experiments were conducted in plantations of Tumaco, Narino, Colombia.
Ruther J, Reinecke A, Hilker M (2002c) Plant volatiles in the sexual communication of Melolontha hippocastani: response towards rime dependent bouquets and novel function of (Z)-3-hexen-l-ol as a sexual kairomone.
Olfactory responses to aphid and host plant volatile releases: (E)-b-farnesene an effective kairomone for the predator Adalia bipunctata.
In fact, Stowers said they now suspect kairomone communication might have come first.
melinus is mediated by a kairomone, O-caffeoyltyrosine, in scale covers.
Phototactic behavior in the absence of fish kairomone as well as the change in phototactic behavior in response to the presence of fish kairomone are studied.