Pieris rapae

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Noun1.Pieris rapae - toxic green larva of a cabbage butterflyPieris rapae - toxic green larva of a cabbage butterfly
genus Pieris, Pieris - type genus of the Pieridae
caterpillar - a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
2.Pieris rapae - small widely distributed form
cabbage butterfly - white butterfly whose larvae (cabbageworms) feed on cabbage
genus Pieris, Pieris - type genus of the Pieridae
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Hsp20 mRNA in Pieris rapae pupae was clearly up-regulated between 12-48 h post-parasitization by Pteromalus puparum (Zhu et al.
The Wisconsin Fast Plants group has used Pieris rapae, the cabbage white butterfly, as a model organism to demonstrate the interdependence of these butterflies and rapid-cycling Brassica rapa, or the Fast Plant, developed by Paul Williams at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Williams & Hill, 1986).
Induction did not affect the feeding behavior of the larvae of the specialist butterfly, Pieris rapae.
Further, high- and low-glucosinolate selection lines differed in the level of percentage leaf area damaged by the herbivores Pieris rapae and Trichoplusia ni in choice trials in the laboratory ([Mathematical Expression Omitted] damage, [Mathematical Expression Omitted] damage, and [Mathematical Expression Omitted] damage, [Mathematical Expression Omitted] damage for P.
Pieris rapae larvae used came from a laboratory colony initiated with butterflies collected at local sites near Amherst, MA, in 2010 and reared on collards.
The repellent-dotted species, Pieris rapae, hitchhiked to Canada in 1860 from its native Eurasia and North Africa.
Major factors in survival of the immature stages of Pieris rapae.
Effect of physiological condition of the host plant on the ovipositional choice of the cabbage white butterfly, Pieris rapae.
1993); Pieris rapae, Pontia daplidicae, Polygonia c-album (Wedell, Karlsson, and Wiklund pers.
Hymenoptera: Braconidae) was introduced to the United States as a biological control agent against the invasive vegetable pest Pieris rapae (L.