Search for dissertations about: "Anna-Karin Borg-Karlson"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Anna-Karin Borg-Karlson.

  1. 1. Chemical signals in interactions between Hylobius abietis and associated bacteria

    Author : Karolin Axelsson; Jenny Lindh; Anna-Karin Borg-Karlson; Gunaratna Kuttuva Rajarao; Benedicte Albrectsen; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; Pine weevil; Hylobius; Rahnella; Pseudomonas; bacteria; fungi; metabolites; 2-methoxyphenol; 2-phenylethanol; Kemi; Chemistry;

    Abstract : The pine weevil (Hylobius abietis L.) is one of the two topmost economically important insect pests in Swedish conifer forests. The damage increase in areas were the silvicultural practice is to use clear cuttings were the insects gather and breed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Microbes Associated with Hylobius abietis : A Chemical and Behavioral Study

    Author : Muhammad Azeem; Anna Karin Borg-Karlson; Irena Valterová; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Hylobius; Ewingella; Penicillium; Heterobasidion; Bacteria; Fungi; Bark; Forest waste; Metabolites; Styrene; Methyl salicylate.;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on three inter-related studies: the first part deals with the microbial consortium, the identification of microbes and their volatiles, the second part deals with the study of bio-chemical control methods of two conifer pests; the pine weevil Hylobius abietis (L.) and the root rot fungi Heterobasidion spp. READ MORE

  3. 3. Chemical defence in Norway spruce

    Author : Marie Danielsson; Anna-Karin Borg-Karlson; Anders Backlund; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; volatiles; terpenes; green leaf volatiles; stilbenes; stress response; nepetalactone; Picea abies; Hylobius abietis; Cinara pilicornis; Oligonychus ununguis; Heterobasidion annosum; Chemistry; Kemi;

    Abstract : Norway spruce (Picea abies) responds to stress by biosynthesis of chemical substances, which can deter invading insects or pathogens. Some of these substances are volatile and can be emitted to the surroundings while others are accumulated within the tree. READ MORE

  4. 4. Oviposition cues as a tool for developing a new malaria control strategy

    Author : Lynda Eneh; Anna-Karin Borg-Karlson; Willem Takken; KTH; []
    Keywords : Anopheles gambiae; Malaria; Oviposition; Volatile compounds; GC-MS; DGGE; Sorption; Fungi; Bacteria; Physicochemical parameters; Nut grass; Bermuda grass; Anopheles gambiae; Malaria; Äggläggning; Flyktiga ämnen; GC-MS; DGGE; Sorptionen; Svampar; Bakterier; Gräs; Kemi; Chemistry;

    Abstract : Anopheles gambiae sensu lato mosquitoes are among the dominant malaria vectors in sub-Saharan Africa. However, not much is known about the oviposition behaviour of these species necessary for the development of malaria vector control strategies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Volatiles of Conifer Seedlings : Compositions and Resistance Markers

    Author : Astrid Kännaste; Anna-Karin Borg-Karlson; Anders Backlund; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Conifers; Norway spruce; Scots pine; Nalepella; Oligonychus ununguis; green leaf volatiles; terpenes; aromatics; benzenoids; SPME; induced defense reaction; Organic chemistry; Organisk kemi;

    Abstract : Pine weevils cause major damage to newly planted conifer seedlings in reforestation areas. However, recent findings indicate that small (“mini”) seedlings, planted at the age of 7-10 weeks, are gnawed less by pine weevils than the larger, conventionally planted seedlings. READ MORE