arrestant

arrestant

(əˈrɛstənt)
n
a substance that stops a chemical reactiona chemical that causes insects to aggregate or slows the movement of insects

ar•rest•ant

(əˈrɛs tənt)

n.
a substance that interrupts the normal development of an insect.
[1960–65]
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The project will study the chemoreception of (apolar) arrestants (host related cues) and feeding stimulatory chemicals by | parasitic wasps (parasitoids) and the variation in the response to those compounds at the periphera/sensory level due to learning/experience.