Heliothis


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Surveys conducted during the early 1990s indicated that ~80-90% of Australian cotton growers used some form of 'permanent beds' (McGarry 1995; Cooper 1999), although with the industry-wide recommendation of compulsory post-harvest tillage for heliothis moth pupae control (Rourke 2002), numbers may have fallen since then.
11) Instead, some other advantageous phenotypes, such as resistance to the insecticidal toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis in the tobacco budworm, Heliothis virescens, have evolved due to the insertion of a jumping gene into the cadherin gene of this organism.
Consumption by several common arthropod predators of eggs and larvae of two Heliothis species that attack cotton.
The V410M mutation associated with pyrethroid resistance in Heliothis virescens reduces the pyrethroid sensitivity of house fly sodium channels expressed in Xenopus oocytes.
Production of a monoclonal antibody to the arylphorin of Heliothis zea.
Evidences for a far infrared (FIR) electromagnetic theory of communication and sensing in moths and its relationship to the limiting biosphere of the corn earworm, Heliothis zea.
Toxicity of tomato phenolic compounds to the fruitworm, Heliothis zea.
For baculovirus production, the researchers have established eight insect cell lines from embryos and ovaries from members of the Helicoverpa and Heliothis species (for example, cotton bollworm and corn earworm) that damage cotton, corn, tobacco, tomato, and many more crops.
Faced with a raging attack on the cotton crop by Spodoptera litura (tobacco cutworm) and Heliothis armigera (American bollworm), frantic Andhra Pradesh farmers were sitting ducks for pesticide suppliers offering to sell pesticides on credit.
Insects and Pests: It has been observed that sucking pests like - jasside, white fly, aphid, and chewing type pests like-army worm, hairy caterpillar, heliothis, attack this crop at various stages but the damage is not remarkable.
One of the first bioengineered plants to reach the market is cotton, which has been modified to resist its biggest insect pest, Heliothis.
One female Heliothis moth [an adult earworm] can lay up to 100,000 eggs," he explained, "and the larvae are tremendous pests on corn, tomatoes, and other crops.
For example, in the United States, pesticide treatment for the cotton boll weevil and the pink bollworm destroyed the natural enemies of the Heliothis budworm, leading to development of these budworms such that they caused as much if not more damage than the original pests; efforts to control this secondary pest led to insecticide treatments that cost about half of the crop value [Metcalf (1987)].
Major bio-pesticides covered include: abamectin, bacillus thuringiensis, matrine, azadirachtin, pyrethrins, heliothis armigera NPV, jingangmycin, bacillus subtilis, polyoxin, kasugamycin, bacillus cereus, agricultural antibiotic 120, gibberellic acid.