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    Symbiotic Relationships

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    the plant before the hornworm attacks. This is an indirect induced defensive and not constitutive because it is only when the saliva of the hornworm and even the rhythm of its munching is detected and processed in plant’s system, does it create these two chemicals (labeled Z and E in the article) in equal proportions which is exactly the signal for the predator, Geocoris spp. of the Hemiptera order, common name being big-eyed bug. One of these chemicals benefits the caterpillar by helping to protect it from infections because insects (such as myself) do not have immune systems like humans do but only immune responses. It takes this risk for this reward. Additionally, within a day the tobacco plant has its true induced direct chemical defense ready. Overall, the tobacco hornworm is not entirely specialized, as its name suggested but is also a generalist and maintains its role as a pest. With this many dangers, the tobacco hornworm is losing this battle. There is one last battle I shall show you, and it’s mine. If I haven’t mentioned it before, I hate parasitoids! As a green stink bug of the Hemiptera order, I have to watch out for an egg parasitoid (Tissoleus besalis).…

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    The Asian Giant hornet habitat is native to tropical and temperate Eastern Asia. Adult Asian hornet do digest solid protein, but they chew it into a paste to feed it to their larvae. Some of the distinctive features of this insect are that its wide black and orange body and large mandibles. The hornets skin type is like a shell. This bug could harm someone really bad. It is also in the wasp family. Here are some facts that you didn’t know. The insect could really kill someone if they were stung…

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    Running-title: Attack patterns of a psyllid herbivore on different eucalypt genotypes Glycaspis brimblecombei (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) attack patterns on different Eucalyptus genotypes Juliana Tuller1*, Karla Nunes Oliveira2, Jhonathan Oliveira Silva3, Maurício Lopes de Faria1, Mário Marcos do Espírito-Santo2, José Eduardo Serrão4, José Cola Zanuncio4 1 Laboratório de Controle Biológico, Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Departamento de Biologia Geral, Universidade Estadual de Montes…

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    Arguments Against Gmo

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    Resource Institute, A Global Tour of recent droughts, mentioned, in 2012, half of India's population was moved by a water crisis which led to a drought in the land. Matt Rodell provided information that if actions were not taken, 114 million Indians will have a collapse on agriculture and shortage of water. Pests are also a big reason why many plants are easily dying. Lack of farmers knowledge to stop insects reproducing near their crops…

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    Podisus

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    Earth. To survive in this planet, each bugs uses adaptation, which makes each insects unique and special. The definition of adaptation is “the ability of a species to survive in a particular ecological niche, …especially through natural selection.” (Dictionary.com) Through all the ‘adaptation skill’ that bugs use, this particular insect mentioned in article, Podisus maculiventris, uses a special skill when laying the egg. Podisus maculiventris, also known as soldier stink bug, is a bug which…

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    Twenty-five samples of insect communities from each area were collected and comparisons were made amongst the diversity levels of the differing populations. Although, the species and subspecies of the arthropods found in both environments were quite similar, some insects were present in greater quantities in one environment as a result of the varying factors favoring the survival of the insect populations. The arthropods were divided into the following ten morphospecies; Spiders, Coleoptera,…

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    (Howard, 2001). O. lybicus is limited to P. dactylifera (monophagous insect) and found in almost all date palm plantations grown in Oman (Al-Khatri, 2011; Kinawy, 2012; Mokhtar and Al Nabhani, 2010). El-Haidari and El-Tijani, (1977) were first recorded the insect in Oman in 1962. It is also found in date palm plantations in many other countries including Pakistan (Shah et al., 2013), Iraq (Al-Jboory, 2007), Iran (Arbabtafti et al., 2014; Payandeh and Dehghan, 2013), Yemen (Ba-Angood, 2015),…

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    pods are normally red or green in color. Green pods first turn yellow and then orange-yellow but red pods merely darken in color when they ripen. The surface of the pod may be smooth or crimped. The pod ripens 5 or 6 months after its fertilization. Cacao plant is a crop that highly suffers from severe attack by insects and yet at the same time depends on insects for the production of a crop. Harmful insects comprise many species but the prominent specie faced by the Kablon farm plantation are…

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    Importance Of Insects

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    Insect biodiversity is very large and they are responsible for more than half of the population of eukaryote on the planet. It is approximately 900,000 species of insects have been described and recorded. Insects belong to phylum Arthropoda and class Insecta. Five orders of insects with high species richness include Hymenoptera, Diptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera and Hemiptera. Insects basic morphology are three pairs of legs, a segmented body divided into three (head, thorax and abdomen) or two,…

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    It is because of the infestation form pest and disease and mostly the insect pest is brown cocoa mirid, Sahlbergella singularis. The percentage of yield loss will increase by next growing season. The initial of cocoa growing will loss 30% effected by infection of brown cocoa mirid and continuously increase up to 70% for the next growing seasons(2). So, in order to overcome this problem the several way should more highlight and identify the biggest factors that contribute the problem. Therefore,…

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