Micron. Oct;40(7) doi: / Epub May 3. Ultrastructure of the Alabama argillacea (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Feeding and dispersal behavior of the cotton leafworm, Alabama argillacea ( Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), on Bt and non-Bt cotton: implications for. Cotton Moth Alabama argillacea (Hübner, ). Family: Erebidae. Subfamily: Erebinae. Identification: Wing Span: Life History: Flight: Caterpillar Hosts.

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However, the inserting of a aegillacea in cotton cultivations may lead to non-expected changes in the plant-insect interaction Thu Cuc et al. Nutrient self-selection by the omnivorous cockroach Supella longigalpa.

Thus, cotton pest control is a limiting factor to the cultivation of this malvaceae, since they represent high production cost due to the countless spraying needed to control insect pests Ramalho et al.

The entirety of the damage done to cotton is done by the larvae. Sign In or Create an Account. Genetic Structure of Liriomyza trifolii Diptera: Noctuidae Jyoti et al. Such effect may be reversed within low larval mobility scenarios, thus showing resistance evolution Glaum et al. Preventing insect adaptation to insect-resistant crops: Rocky Mountain Locust Melanoplus spretus. Its only hope may ride on its ability to utilize Hampea spp. Finally, the Americas have seen a general shift away afgillacea cotton as a significant cash crop.


However, the interaction temperature vs exposure time affected the percentage of larvae found on the plant and the amount of vegetal tissue in their guts.

Alabama argillacea

Testing Bt refuge strategies in the field. Related articles in Web of Science Google Scholar. Fourth report of the United States Entomological Commission: The larvae were gathered in two categories: Temperature o C Exposure time h 6 12 18 24 Non-Bt cotton 22 1. In especially bad years, the larvae destroyed over argillace third of cotton crops.

Sign In Forgot password? Destruction may occur from the initial phase to the crop maturation in all cotton producer regions in Brazil Ramalho et al.

P Manag Sci Temperature is one of the environmental factors that affect the bollworm control efficacy in Bt cotton. Feeding behavior of bollworm and tobacco budworm Lepidoptera: Antixenosis and larval and adult dispersal in the Mediterranean corn borer, Sesamia nonagrioides, in relation to Bt maize.

Ultrastructure of the Alabama argillacea (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) midgut.

Bull Entomol Res In a letter to The American Agriculturalist in Septemberfarmer Thomas Affleck gave the following account of the destruction of A. However, in the current study, the cotton plants were kept under the studied temperatures during the 24 h evaluation time.


Besides the larval movement of A. However, survival and pupal weight of H. However, the capacity or tendency of A. They feed on the leaves, twigs, and buds. Thus, the dispersion of neonate larvae is important to determine how a refuge will be set in a plantation Razze and Mason Thus, the current study aimed to determine differences in neonate A.

Ecology and behavior of first instar larval Lepidoptera. Noctuidae larvae in mixed stands of nontransgenic and transgenic cotton expressing an insecticidal protein.