kairomone


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kairomone

(ˈkaɪrəˌməʊn)
n
a substance secreted by an organism that benefits the receiver and disadvantages the emitter, the opposite of an allomone
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Crude aqueous-extract (kairomone) from Aphis fabae Scop.
Acts as a kairomone, detected by the prey vomeronasal organ and inducing fear reactions in mice.
[beta]-Citronellol has been used as a pesticide-active kairomone ingredient on food crops and ornamental plants to attract mites (2).
Colleterial glands of Sesamia nonagrioides as a source of the host-recognition kairomone for the egg parasitoid Telenomus busseolae.
Uncoupling physical and chemical cues: The independent roles of scale cover size and kairomone concentration on host selection by Aphytis melinus De Bach (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae).
A kairomone is an infochemical released by an animal that can be detected by another animal.
Secondly, egg parasitoids containing egg cards should be tied in the field at least one day prior to adult emergence so that the adults emerging on the following day will get accustomed to the cropping ecosystem and more likely to stay in the field due to the effect of kairomone than the ones released in the form of adult.
It seemed they had found a kairomone, a chemical that works like a pheromone, except that it communicates between members of different species instead of members of the same species.
Laboratory and field assessment of some kairomone blends for host-seeking Aedes aegypti.
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