alightment

alightment

(əˈlaɪtmənt)
n
a descent or dismount, normally from a mode of transport
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Alightment of apple maggot flies on fruit mimics in relation to contrast against background.
The results in the present study revealed that psyllids alightment on citrus shoot that was sprayed with guava leaf extracts was significantly reduced compared to unsprayed citrus shoots- the mechanism can be explained in two ways.
With reference to fractions only petroleum ether extract significantly reduced psyllids alightment and Y-tube responses to the citrus shoots compared to untreated and even treated by other two fraction extract solutions indicating that most of the volatiles responsible for affecting citrus shoot attractiveness to psyllids were isolated with petroleum ether solvent.