Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Sex Attractants and Behavior in the Two Races of Radophol Us Similis

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites
You must be logged in to use this functionality

image of Nematologica
For more content, see Nematology.

Sex pheromones are strongly implicated as premating mechanisms of reproductive isolation between the two races of Radopholus similis. Citrus race males do not respond to the banana race females at all; the pheromone of the citrus race female attracts banana race males but does not promote mating. This behavioral divergence between the two races may well be the result of selection for premating isolation that took place after the citrus race evolved. The banana race male recognizes basic components of the citrus race females "long range" attractant, but the "close range" pheromone or mating stimulant is incomplete, resulting in altered behavior when males of the former race are in close contact with females of the latter. This indicates that the pheromone blend contains multiple components, some of which may be more divergent than others.

Affiliations: 1: USDA ARS, Plant Protection Institute, BARC-West Beltsville, MD 20705; 2: Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida Gainesville, FL 32611; 3: USDA ARS Horticultural Research Laboratory 2120 Camden Rd., Orlando, FL 32803

Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/187529282x00411
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/187529282x00411
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/187529282x00411
1982-01-01
2016-12-11

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Subscribe to ToC alert
  • Get permissions
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Nematologica — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation