Attraction to Gamma-Irradiated Wheat in the Angoumois Grain Moth

Attraction to Gamma-Irradiated Wheat in the Angoumois Grain Moth Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2001, pp. 61–62. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 1, 2001, pp. 67–68. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2001 by Es’kov, Levin. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Attraction to Gamma-Irradiated Wheat in the Angoumois Grain Moth 1 2 E. K. Es’kov and V. I. Levin Academy of Apiculture, Elektrotyagovaya ul. 16, Rybnoe, Ryazan oblast, 391110 Russia Ryazan State Agricultural Academy, Astrakhanskaya ul. 53, Ryazan, 390000 Russia Received: May 20, 1999 Key words: attraction, Angoumois grain moth, gamma-irradiation. The olfactory orientation of insects plays a key role ated grain was 7.5 times smaller than that in normal in the strategy of their trophic behavior, allowing them seedlings (P ‡ 0.99) (table). to reduce energy expenditures for finding a trophic sub- During four months of observations, egg masses stratum and determining its properties. Phytophagous were found on 143 grains, of which 34.3% were irra- insects are attracted by the smell of some plants (Suth- diated and 65.7% were normal (confidence interval erland, 1972), whereas the smell of other plants repels – 4.2% at 95% significance level). The number of them (Alexander and Barton, 1943). The attitude eggs per mass did not differ statistically and ranged toward a trophic Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

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