New insight into the behaviour modifying activity of two natural sesquiterpenoids farnesol and nerolidol towards Myzus persicae (Sulzer) (Homoptera: Aphididae)
Anna Wróblewska-Kudryk , Katarzyna Dancewicz , Anna Gliszczyńska , Beata Gabryś
AbstractThe effect of structurally related sesquiterpenoids (E,E)-farnesol and cis-nerolidol on the host-plant selection behaviour of the peach potato aphid Myzus persicae (Sulz.) was evaluated using electrical penetration graph (EPG) technique. No repellent effects of (E,E)-farnesol and (Z)-nerolidol to M. persicae were found but aphid probing activities on (E,E)-farnesol- and cis-nerolidol-treated plants were restrained. During non-phloem phases of probing, neither (E,E)-farnesol nor (Z)-nerolidol affected the cell puncture activity. On (E,E)-farnesol-treated plants, the total duration of phloem phase, the mean duration of individual sustained ingestion periods were significantly lower, and the proportion of phloem salivation was higher than on control plants. On (Z)-nerolidol-treated plants, the occurrence of the first phloem phase was delayed, and the frequency of the phloem phase was lower than on control plants. The freely moving aphids were reluctant to remain on (E,E)-farnesol- and (Z)-nerolidol-treated leaves for at least 24 h after exposure. (E,E)-Farnesol and (Z)-nerolidol show complementary deterrent properties, (E,E)-farnesol showing ingestive and post-ingestive activities and nerolidol showing pre-ingestive, ingestive, and post-ingestive deterrent activities.
|Journal series||Bulletin of Entomological Research, ISSN 0007-4853, e-ISSN 1475-2670, (N/A 70 pkt)|
|Publication size in sheets||0.5|
|Keywords in English||Antifeedant activity, aphid probing, EPG|
|ASJC Classification||; ;|
|Internal identifier||68746; PX-5e7cb2bbd5de0881737c3f69|
|Score||= 70.0, 14-09-2020, ArticleFromJournal|
|Publication indicators||= 0; : 2018 = 0.988; : 2018 = 1.81 (2) - 2018=1.955 (5)|
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