cabbage looper

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cabbage looper

n.
The larva of a noctuid moth (Trichoplusia ni) that feeds on and is destructive of cabbage and other cruciferous plants and moves by arching its body in a loop.
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In Mexico, Anticarsia gemmatalis Hubner (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) and Trichoplusia ni Hubner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) feed on soybean crops (Avila et al.
In order to obtain soluble and stable glycosylated proteins we chose to express the wild-type hIFN[gamma] and its mutant K88Q as secretory N-terminal [His.sub.6]-FLAG fusion proteins in baculovirus-infected insect (Trichoplusia ni) High Five[R] cells.
The cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni, is a pest native the United States.
(2010), visando ao controle da lagarta mede-palmo, Trichoplusia ni Hubner, 1802 (Noctuidae), uma praga polifaga, que tem como hospedeiros brassicas, tomate, pimentao, pepino, melancia, beterraba, alface, algodao, soja e plantas daninhas, como alface-selvagem, dente-de-leao e olericolas em cultivo protegido (JOST; PITRE, 2002; JANMAAT; MYERS, 2003).
Host suitability of Phaseolus lunata for Trichoplusia ni (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in a controlled carbon dioxide atmosphere.
Pieris brassicae (29.46 Percent) was the dominant species followed by Trichoplusia ni (19.28 Percent), Helicoverpa Zea (11.78 Percent), Helicoverpa armigera (11.60 Percent), Spodoptera exigua (6.65 Percent), Psedoplusia includes (5.09 Percent), Spodoptera litura (3.81 Percent), Agrotis ipsilon (4.87 Percent), Plutella xylostella (2.92 Percent), Lymatria dispar (2.24 Percent), Pieris rapae (0.92 Percent), Galleria mellonella (0.71 Percent), Evergestris rimosalis (0.53 Percent) and Menduca sexta (0.14 Percent).
FATE OF CAROTENOIDS CONSUMED BY TRICHOPLUSIA NI LARVAE **, Obadi Obadi * and E.
Dussourd, "Plant exudates trigger leaf-trenching by cabbage loopers, Trichoplusia ni (Noctuidae)," Oecologia, vol.
Hall and Thacker (1994) demonstrated the same results with two pyrethroids topically applied to cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni (Hubner).