The Oviposition of the Indian Meal Moth (Plodia Interpunctella Hbn., Lep., Phyticidae) Influenced by Olfactory Stimuli and Antennectomy

  • K. V. Deseő


Fecundity is increased in the Indian meal moth by the odour of certain nutrients- the effect of which is independent of nutritional experiences of the parental generations. The eggs are laid in batches near the source of the odour.


Olfactory Receptor Olfactory Stimulus Antennal Segment Diapause Induction Basal Joint 
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  • K. V. Deseő
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  1. 1.Research Institute for Plant ProtectionBudapestHungary

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