lepidopteran


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lepidopteran

any of numerous insects of the order Lepidoptera, typically having two pairs of wings covered with fragile scales, mouthparts specialized as a suctorial proboscis, and caterpillars as larvae: comprises the butterflies and moths
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fastidiosuscula preference for foraging caterpillars demonstrates the importance of this wasp to reduce Lepidopteran populations in agroecosystems.
Primary culture of lepidopteran adherent and suspension cells from larval testes of Bombyx mori.
Baculovirus genes modulating intracellular innate antiviral immunity of lepidopteran insect cells.
This demonstrates the polyphagous capacity of the lepidopteran that allows its adaptation to diverse environments.
Moreover, these results indicated the potential of refuge areas to promote non-selected populations of lepidopteran pests to Bt technology, as well as a way to promote a source of natural enemies in the agricultural landscape of intensive cropping system.
Lepidopteran, dipteran, coleopteran, and hymenopteran PPOs were separated in distinct clusters.
Per cent pod damage due to lepidopteran pod borers varied significantly from 11.82% on PUSA-2012-1 to 21.03% on AL 1747 as compared to 16.98% and 15.99% on checks, Manak and UPAS 120 respectively (Table 2).
To avoid this damage, a protein Cry1Ac is introduced, to form BT Brinjal which has resistant against lepidopteran.
However, it has been considered that the RNAi efficiency is refractory in lepidopteran insects.
Some Lepidopteran larvae have even evolved to mimic other animals, like snakes or wide-eyed mammals, intimidating their aggressors with artificial eyes that stare back at them.
The propensity for lepidopteran pollination in Phlox is not surprising given the basic floral form found in the genus.
The study characterizes the natural history of seed damage by an unidentified Lepidopteran larvae found inside of the pods and feeding on the seeds of Castor Bean (Ricinus communis L.) plants.