eyespot


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an eyelike marking (as on the wings of some butterflies)

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To examine the mechanisms that give rise to eyespot effects, we designed a randomized experiment imbedded in an online survey about politics.
Monteiro, "A survey of eyespot sexual dimorphism across nymphalid butterflies," International Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol.
Keys et al., "Pattern formation and eyespot determination in butterfly wings," Science, vol.
In addition, people can make innovative usage of the dim vision capabilities, perhaps use as eyespot for a robot or device.
[14], in assessment of the incidence and severity of eyespot disease (Tapesia spp.) and sharp eyespot (Rhizoctonia cerealis) in winter wheat.
Chaleff [100] isolated sugarcane plants resistant to eyespot disease from callus and suspension culture, subjected to toxin of Helminthosporium sacchari, about 15-20% regenerated plants proved resistant.
It is not affected by Russian wheat aphid, Hessian fly, or wheat diseases such as take-all, which is caused by the fungus Gaeumannomyces graminis, and eyespot, caused by the fungus Pseudocerospoelle hepitricoides.
The "naked eye" of the Nude recurs in the marking known as an eyespot ("large blue eye"), which is "open forever" on the adult insect's wing (34, 86-87).
Take-all, foot-rot, eyespot, black rust, yellow rust, mildew, even a bit of loose smut and I don't mean dirty jokes or comments either.
Each of the single-celled orgamisms also contains a photoreceptor molecule, which creates an "eyespot."
So reef butterfly fish, angelfish, spadefish and porkfish attempt to hide their eyes with a vertical black bar, and often put a fake eyespot near their tails.
However, significantly increased levels of prochloraz resistance have been detected in some populations of the cereal eyespot pathogen in France and New Zealand (Dyer et al, 2000).
Their tails are large and rounded with an orange ocellus (eyespot) at the base, and protruding eyes are positioned on top of their relatively flattened heads.
- Eyespot immediately before forewing discal cell end absent in Eunogyra and Perophthalma?).
MANAGING take-all, rusts, mildew and eyespot in winter wheat are some of the topics to be covered in the Home Grown Cereals Authority's January workshops on disease management in cereals.