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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chilonis strains and kairomones indicated that the combination of Strain 15 and hexacosane (0.1%) was most effective and registered highest egg parasitization (36.6%), followed by the combination of Strain 15 and tricosane (0.1%).
"One of the things that's really new here is that this is a generalized predator kairomone that's volatile," said Ferrero.
* Research allelochemicals and write a report on one type of allelochemical interaction that is beneficial to the plant and detrimental to a pest (kairomone or allomone).
Pear ester, they found, acts as a kairomone. Unlike a pheromone, which involves only one species, kairomones are chemicals emitted by one species--in this case pears--that attract and benefit another, such as codling moths.
Neckteeth formation in Daphnia pulex as an example of continuous phenotypic plasticity: morphological effects of Chaoborus kairomone concentration and their quantification.
1.--Photo showing an experimental arena for kairomone trials with Desmognathus fuscus.
Priming Aphytis: behavioral modification of host selection by exposure to a synthetic contact kairomone. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 78: 263-269.
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. Ecol.
2.--Space use by two size classes of tadpoles (Panel A) and Anax at two feeding states (Panel B) exposed to chemical cues of predation (Treatment abbreviations: K - Anax kairomone, A - tadpole alarm cue).