3 articles published in JoVE
Single Sensillum Recordings for Locust Palp Sensilla Basiconica Hongwei Li1, Yinwei You2, Long Zhang1 1Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, 2Bio-tech Research Center, Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences This paper describes a detailed and highly effective protocol for single sensillum recordings from the sensilla basiconica on the palps of insect mouthparts.
Localization of Odorant Receptor Genes in Locust Antennae by RNA In Situ Hybridization Xiao Xu1, Yinwei You1,2, Long Zhang1 1Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, 2Bio-tech Research Center, Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences This paper describes a detailed and highly effective RNA in situ hybridization protocol particularly for low-level expressed Odorant Receptor (OR) genes, as well as other genes, in insect antennae using digoxigenin (DIG)-labeled or biotin-labeled probes.
Observation and Quantification of Mating Behavior in the Pinewood Nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus Najie Zhu*1, Liqun Bai*1, Stefan Schütz2, Baojun Liu3, Zhenyu Liu3, Xingyao Zhang4, Hongshi Yu1, Jiafu Hu1,5 1Department of Forest Protection, Zhejiang Agricultural & Forestry University, 2Institute of Forest Zoology and Forest Conservation, Georg-August University Göttingen, 3College of Plant Protection, Shandong Agricultural University, 4Institute of Forest Protection, Chinese Academy of Forestry, 5Collaborative Innovation Center of Sustainable Forestry in Southern China, Nanjing Forestry University A protocol for investigating the mating behavior of the pinewood nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, is presented. Behavioral features of B. xylophilus are described in the mating process.