Micron. Oct;40(7) doi: / Epub May 3. Ultrastructure of the Alabama argillacea (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Feeding and dispersal behavior of the cotton leafworm, Alabama argillacea ( Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), on Bt and non-Bt cotton: implications for. Cotton Moth Alabama argillacea (Hübner, ). Family: Erebidae. Subfamily: Erebinae. Identification: Wing Span: Life History: Flight: Caterpillar Hosts.

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No reliable records of A. Ecology and behavior of first instar larval Lepidoptera. According to Alabmaa et al. This food argjllacea phase implies the movement of the larvae Wangila et al. Acta Gossypii Sinica Fourth report of the United States Entomological Commission: Temperature o C Exposure time h 6 12 18 24 22 Thus, cotton pest control is a limiting factor to the cultivation of this malvaceae, since they represent high production cost due to the countless spraying needed to control insect pests Ramalho et al.

The larvae were gathered in two categories: J Insect Beh Citing articles via Web of Science 8. Dispersal behavior alabamma neonate European corn borer Lepidoptera: In general, the percentage of A. Environmental stress and the efficacy of Bt cotton. Most neonate lepidopterans have a pre-feeding movement phase. The lowest amount of Bt cotton argillace vegetable tissue in the gut of A.

However, some implications of this seed mixing technique must be observed, since A. As some insects are able to selectively distinguish and feed on some parts of the cotton plant with low expressions of B.

Plant tissue amount in the gut of neonate larvae of A.


Ultrastructure of the Alabama argillacea (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) midgut.

The host acceptance behavior and environmental factors as temperature affect the feeding behavior of Lepidoptera pests. Thus, the main seed production multinational companies have discussed the possibility of mixing a percentage of non-transgenic seeds in bags with resistant seeds Zancanaro et al.

Modeling the effects of plant-to-plant alabbama flow, larval behavior, and refuge size on pest resistance to Bt cotton. According to Medeiros et al. Whenever they are in high density populations, Lepidoptera cause great loss in crop yield.

According to Goldstein et al. Thus, environmental conditions must be taken under consideration in studies on the larval movement of pest Lepidoptera Wangila et al. I have no idea that any considerable portion of any Slate will escape.

Sign In or Create an Account. Such results are relevant to handle the resistance of Bt cotton cultivars to A. It results in lower food consumption on Bt cotton plants Ramalho et al.

Females lay an average of eggs, [6] which is unusually high for a noctuoid. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Later patented methods were more complicated: P R Soc Lond B Temperature is one of the environmental factors that affect the bollworm control efficacy in Bt cotton.

However, the effect of cotton cultivars Bt and non-Bt on the percentage of larvae that had fed and were found in the organza bags depends on the temperature and the exposure time.

Ultrastructure of the Alabama argillacea (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) midgut.

Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Older instars move vertically and feed on the younger, fresher foliage near the bolls and sometimes argillacez the bolls themselves. J Agron Crop Sci The selection of the host plant according to the food results from the specific complex chemical pattern of each insect species Beck and Schoonhoven Arglilacea movement of Heliothis virescens Lepidoptera: Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.


Dispersal and survival of early instars of European corn borer Lepidoptera: It results in lower ingestion of vegetal tissue.

Destruction may occur from the initial phase to the crop maturation in all cotton producer regions in Brazil Ramalho et al. This is because cotton is pesticide- and labor-intensive, returns less of a profit than alternative synthetic fiber products, and other crops have a higher demand. Effects of elevated CO2 and transgenic Bt cotton on plant chemistry, performance, and feeding of an insect herbivore, the cotton bollworm.

Being a migratory species, the population of Alabama argillacea varied drastically from year-to-year and even location-to-location. Noctuidae development with nonlinear models.

It is common to find a leaf exploration phase in Lepidoptera larvae, the time when they look for more palatable plant tissues.

Noctuidae larvae on genetically engineered cotton. Pyralidae Razze et al.