A broad spectrum of stimuli can be an important factor influencing insect orientation, feeding and oviposition on most plants. Behavioral responses to visual and chemical stimuli are important factors in host selection. Color and fonn of plants and plant parts are among these stimuli (Saxena, 1975).
Wells, P.; Dadson, R. B.; Joshi, J. M.; and Murphy, L.
"Research Notes : Insect population dynamics in relation to soybean narrow and broad leaf isolines,"
Soybean Genetics Newsletter: Vol. 10
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