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Title: Marking cabbage looper (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) with cesium

Abstract

Cabbage loopers (CL), Trichoplusia ni (Huebner), adults reared on artificial diet containing 1 x 10/sup -2/ M and 1 x 10/sup -3/ M CsCl were marked with cesium (Cs) which could be detected by atomic absorption spectrophotometry. The cesium marks from the 10/sup -2/ M CsCl diet were sufficient to last the expected lifetime of the insects. CL reared on diet containing 1 x 10/sup -1/ M CsCl did not survive. Unmarked females mated to males reared on artificial diet containing 1 x 10/sup -2/ M and 1 x 10/sup -3/ M CsCl were marked. CL reared on cotton plants sprayed with Cs solutions of 1000, 5000, and 10,000 ..mu..g/ml were marked sufficiently to last the expected lifetime of the insect. CL adults exposed for 72 h to cotton plants sprayed with Cs solutions of 1000, 5000, and 10,000 ..mu..g/ml were marked sufficiently to last the expected lifetime of the insect. CL adults reared from field cotton plants sprayed with CsCl solutions at rates of 1.24, 2.47, and 4.94 kg of CsCl per ha were marked. 12 references, 1 figure, 5 tables.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of California, Riverside
OSTI Identifier:
5976230
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Environ. Entomol.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 13:2
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRON. POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGS. AND BIOL. MAT.; 60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES; CESIUM; TOXICITY; MOTHS; LABELLING; ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY; COTTON PLANTS; DIET; FEASIBILITY STUDIES; SPRAYS; ALKALI METALS; ANIMALS; ARTHROPODS; ELEMENTS; INSECTS; INVERTEBRATES; LEPIDOPTERA; METALS; PLANTS; SPECTROSCOPY; 560304* - Chemicals Metabolism & Toxicology- Invertebrates- (-1987); 553000 - Agriculture & Food Technology

Citation Formats

Moss, J.I., and Van Steenwyk, R.A. Marking cabbage looper (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) with cesium. United States: N. p., 1984. Web. doi:10.1093/ee/13.2.390.
Moss, J.I., & Van Steenwyk, R.A. Marking cabbage looper (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) with cesium. United States. doi:10.1093/ee/13.2.390.
Moss, J.I., and Van Steenwyk, R.A. Sun . "Marking cabbage looper (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) with cesium". United States. doi:10.1093/ee/13.2.390.
@article{osti_5976230,
title = {Marking cabbage looper (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) with cesium},
author = {Moss, J.I. and Van Steenwyk, R.A.},
abstractNote = {Cabbage loopers (CL), Trichoplusia ni (Huebner), adults reared on artificial diet containing 1 x 10/sup -2/ M and 1 x 10/sup -3/ M CsCl were marked with cesium (Cs) which could be detected by atomic absorption spectrophotometry. The cesium marks from the 10/sup -2/ M CsCl diet were sufficient to last the expected lifetime of the insects. CL reared on diet containing 1 x 10/sup -1/ M CsCl did not survive. Unmarked females mated to males reared on artificial diet containing 1 x 10/sup -2/ M and 1 x 10/sup -3/ M CsCl were marked. CL reared on cotton plants sprayed with Cs solutions of 1000, 5000, and 10,000 ..mu..g/ml were marked sufficiently to last the expected lifetime of the insect. CL adults exposed for 72 h to cotton plants sprayed with Cs solutions of 1000, 5000, and 10,000 ..mu..g/ml were marked sufficiently to last the expected lifetime of the insect. CL adults reared from field cotton plants sprayed with CsCl solutions at rates of 1.24, 2.47, and 4.94 kg of CsCl per ha were marked. 12 references, 1 figure, 5 tables.},
doi = {10.1093/ee/13.2.390},
journal = {Environ. Entomol.; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 13:2,
place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {4}
}