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 time the parasitoids spent walking in the areas directly above the Petri dishes with odor samples was compared to the areas with control Petri dishes and used to assess the arrestant effect of an odor sample.
Females of this genus inject a chemical arrestant through the ovipositor prior to egg laying.
Characteristics of a developmental arrestant in the venom of the ectoparasitoid wasp Euplectrus comstockii.
An arrestant and feeding stimulant for the boll weevil in water extracts of cotton-plant parts.
S]ans cesse at avec une importune ardeur il impotrunoit le pinceau, s'y arrestant soifneusement selon que son esprit luy suggeroit [.
Pre-filtering the air, and then cleaning it with high efficiency particulate arrestant filters, removes 99.
The effective arrestant oils were applied later on to the apple trees in real field conditions.
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.
Fly-trap are also made by adding some attractants, or arrestants, such as sugar, fermented molasses and decomposing fruits in steaky substances which in turn are smeared/pasted on papers.
Phytochemical arrestants for the leaf-cutting ants, Atta ceohalotes (L.