xylophagous


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xylophagous

[zī′läf·ə·gəs]
(biology)
Referring to an organism which feeds on wood.
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The aim of this work was to isolate and characterize yeasts associated with the xylophagous beetle Veturius transversus (Passalidae, Coleoptera, and Insecta) able to assimilate sugarcane bagasse hemicellulosic hydrolysate (SBHH) as sole carbon source and produce xylitol by D-xylose fermentation.
It is widely known that thermally modified wood has its decay resistance increased (ESTEVES; PEREIRA, 2009; HILL, 2006; XIE et al., 2002), but more research has been done about attack by fungi than other xylophagous organisms (BAZYAR, 2012; CALONEGO et al., 2010; CAO et al., 2011; DUBEY et al., 2012; KAMDEM et al., 2002; MOHAREB et al., 2012).
Xylography's xylol's xylophagous. Xylophone's xylophonist's xylose.
Taxonomic studies on some Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) associated with Xylophagous beetle Demonax decorus Gahan (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Kerala (India) with descriptions of five new species.
Intestinal microbiota of termites and other xylophagous insects.
On the one hand, we can take a set of measures to increase the mortality of Monochamus alternatus, for example, setting out beetle traps, setting vertical wood traps, releasing the natural enemies of Bursaphelenchus xylophagous (such as releasing the Scleroderma guanior), using chemicals to kill sawyer beetles to reduce the number of longhomed beetle.
Breznak, "Intestinal microbiota of termites and other xylophagous insects," Annual Review of Microbiology, vol.
As a matter of fact, this caterpillar is strictly phyto- and xylophagous and thus survives by eating pine structures, destroying their branches and delaying their growth.
These assays also enable corroboration of the type of wood rot caused by some species of xylophagous fungi, mainly the traditional Bavendamm test (with tannic or gallic acid), used for many years to distinguish between white- and brown-rot fungi based on the presence or absence of phenoloxidase production, respectively (Kaarik, 1965).