Manduca sexta


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Noun1.Manduca sexta - large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tobacco and related plantsManduca sexta - large green white-striped hawkmoth larva that feeds on tobacco and related plants; similar to tomato hornworm
genus Manduca, Manduca - moths whose larvae are tobacco hornworms or tomato hornworms
caterpillar - a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
2.Manduca sexta - moth whose larvae are tobacco hornwormsManduca sexta - moth whose larvae are tobacco hornworms
hawk moth, hawkmoth, hummingbird moth, sphingid, sphinx moth - any of various moths with long narrow forewings capable of powerful flight and hovering over flowers to feed
genus Manduca, Manduca - moths whose larvae are tobacco hornworms or tomato hornworms
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Bombyx mori, Manduca sexta) that serve pivotal roles in studies on genetics, physiology and development.
Sugarcane molasses-baited traps are used to monitor several pests, mainly lepidopterans such as Spodoptera exigua Hubner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Helicoverpa species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Chrysodeixis includens Walker (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Manduca sexta L.
Rhodopsins, retinula cell ultrastructure, and receptor potentials in the developing pupal eye of the moth Manduca sexta. J.
Color preferences in foraging Manduca sexta: background color, illumination, and the use of achromatic and chromatic signals.
Expression of proteinase inhibitors I and II in transgenic tobacco plants: Effects on natural defense against Manduca sexta larvae.
For example, two PO sequences have been reported in the silkworm Bombyx mori [17], the beetle Holotrichia diomphalia [18], and the tobacco hornworm Manduca sexta [19].
Then lebocins also have been identified in Trichoplusia ni, Samia cynthia ricini, Pseudoplusia includes, and Manduca sexta [23-26].
Innate immunity: Eggs of Manduca sexta are able to respond to parasitism by Trichogramma evanescens.
Larvae of Manduca sexta Linnaeus, 1763 (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) fed a diet containing rutin showed negative growth performance (Stamp & Skrobola, 1993).
Tomato plants harboring either tobacco homworms (Manduca sexta) or tomato homworms (Manduca quinquemaculata) can have their branches skeletonized overnight by these voracious caterpillars.
The nature, regulation, and molecular biology of E20M were elucidated predominantly employing the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta, as the model [3-8].