kairomone


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kai·ro·mone

(kī'rō-mōn),
Chemical messenger emitted by organisms of one species that benefits or affects organisms of another species, for example, a flower scent that attracts or repels animal species. Compare: pheromone, allomone.

kairomone

a PHEROMONE which is produced by one species and has effect in attracting another, occasionally with adverse effects should the attracted animal be a predator.
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Kairomones of Heliothis armigera and Corcyra cephalonica and their influence on the parasitic potential of Trichogramma chilonis Trichogrammatidae: Hyme noptera).
Three major allelochemicals are pheromones, allomones, and kairomones. Pheromones allow chemical communication between members of the same species; allomones allow chemical communication between individuals of differing species and are usually of benefit to the individual sending the signal.
"There are a lot of known kairomones, but most are worthless for commercial applications to monitor insects under field conditions," Henrick says.
In a second set of experiments, these species were tested for their ability to detect mammalian predators by exposing them to kairomones from nonpredatory white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and opossum to determine if these salamanders recognize opossums as a predator and respond with predator-avoidance behavior.
Prey may detect predators through chemicals inadvertently released by the predators (e.g., kairomones), chemicals released by other prey either during or after attack or capture (e.g., alarm cues and damage-released cues), and chemicals released by predators after digesting prey (e.g., metabolites).
Olfactory responses to aphid and host plant volatile releases: (E)-b-farnesene an effective kairomone for the predator Adalia bipunctata.
In fact, Stowers said they now suspect kairomone communication might have come first.
melinus is mediated by a kairomone, O-caffeoyltyrosine, in scale covers.
From the resulting clones, 10 were picked randomly to be studied for their phototactic behavior in the absence and presence of fish kairomone. The small size of the Citadelpark pond and the intermittent nature of the D.
Separation and purification of host recognition kairomone of Telenomus theophilae by reversed phase high performance liquid chromatography.