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    Symbiotic Relationships

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    almost all of the leaves on a plant including fruit and blossoms. The larvae fill a different niche from their adult counterparts which feed on nectar. However, 70%-90% of foliage consumption is during the final instar. The tobacco hornworm, like is relative the tomato hornworm (Manduca quinquemaculata) is an agricultural pest in Florida especially. Humans try to control their populations by releasing one their natural enemies: the braconid wasp (Cotesia congregates), in Integrated Pest Management (IPM) this is known as biocontrol. These are endoparasitoid wasps in the hymenoptera order. They lay multiple eggs on the back of the hornworm which when they hatch live inside the hornworm and feed on the inside. After a few days, they emerge as pupa and then after a few days, hatch out of their cocoons the hornworm dies from being eaten and wounded. However, that is only the human tactic, though they use light traps for these…

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    The Beauty of Complete Metamorphosis It was a warm day in early October. A young boy at the age of 11 with pale skin and freckles was frolicking in his neighborhood park about a block away from his house. He wore his favorite pair of blue jean overalls with a yellow and olive striped shirt underneath. He loved being outside and spent most of his time at his neighborhood park. His normal routine after he got off the bus from school was to go home, eat a snack of some sort, change into his play…

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    Progress summary With the termination of sterile insect technique efforts to limit the spread of Argentine Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis cactorum, population management strategies, such as biological control, are being investigated. The parasitoid Apanteles opuntiarum, is believed to have co-evolved with C. cactorum. To assess the non-target effects of the koinobiont larval parasitoid on non-target pyralids, host specificity tests were implemented in quarantine laboratory conditions. Argentine…

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    If Caterpillars Can Fly, So Can I is a compelling piece of writing that holds timeless information. This is one of the best books in the Caribbean on personal development. Alvin Day concluded that everyone like a caterpillar was born to fly regardless of their present conditions. The universe rewards people who know the secrets of the laws, and ignorance of the laws brings about ruin. The principles of the universal laws are not like social laws that can be broken without facing the consequences…

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    To put the flies to sleep, first, two Drosophila Anesthetizers were obtained. One of the two sponge caps was soaked in ether (1 mL). Then, the glass vial containing Drosophila was gently and quickly tapped on the lab bench to temporarily disorient the flies. The cap was removed and a Drosophila Anesthetizer was placed on over the vial. The vial and the Anesthetizer were flipped over and tapped against the lab bench to disorient the flies again. The glass vial containing the culture medium,…

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    Mealworm Research Paper

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    For self-defense, they spray noxious odor from scent glands. Reproduction and life history: The mealworm is not a worm but the larval stage of the mealworm beetle which is also called the darkling beetle (Tenebrio molitor). Like all holometabolic insects, the darkling beetle experiences a complete metamorphosis and goes through four distinct life stages: egg, larva, pupa, and adult. The duration of each stage varies significantly due to environmental factors such as temperature, humidity, and…

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    While bats eat them when they are a moth. Some are other carnivorous insects. A carnivorous insect means that it eats other animals like caterpillars. Reproduction and Development The reproduction system of this caterpillar is sexually. In their adult forms as a moth, the male and female will mate. The female will lay up to 40 eggs at once on leaves per season.They mate in late Winter and late Summer. After they lay their eggs, they do not take care of their young. The caterpillars will hatch…

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    Drosophila Fruit Fly

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    The Drosophila melanogaster, also known as the fruit fly, was the primary research subject for Thomas Morgan. In 1910, Morgan used the fruit fly as an experiment to discover new mutations which could represent new species. Using the flies to research about heredity gave way to Gregor Mendel’s confirmation of his Chromosomal Theory of Inheritance which suggests that the chromosomes are the carriers of genetic information. The sex of the fly is important when culturing Drosophila and making…

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    The Lambs Movie Symbolism

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    It is believed that the different features of the moth relates to the movie. Furthermore, the overall life-cycle of the moth relates to the characters’ growth and evolution during the course of the movie (Robbins, 82). The growth of the moth includes three distinctive stages starting from the larva, pupa, and adult moth stage. Starling, the main character, undergoes personal growth and evolution changes throughout the film. Hence the lifecycle of the moth symbolizes a transformation of Starling…

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    Drosophila Melanogaster, or better known as the common fruit fly, is found all over the world and referred to as the cosmopolitan species (Mitrick, 2010). This fruit fly has three main body parts, which include the head, the thorax, and the abdomen. On males, the bottom half of the abdomen is black, while on the female, each segment of the abdomen is striped black. Drosophila have four main stages to their life cycle. These include: egg, larva, pupa and adult. The eggs small and translucent eggs…

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