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- Spodoptera exigua is a widespread and polyphagous lepidopteran pest that causes severe economic damage in both dicotyledon and monocotyledon crops and flower species. It is native to Asia, but has been introduced worldwide and is now found almost anywhere its host crops are grown. The voracious larvae are the main culprits. It has recently become a major economic cotton pest in China, probably due to the reduced pesticide usage attributed to adoption of Bt cotton producing the Cry1Ac protein.
- Common Name: Beet armyworm, Small mottled willow moth
- NCBI Taxonomy
Different Developmental Stages & Tissues
Internal Control Genes
|Gene Symbol||Gene Name||Application Scope||Accession Number||Primers (5'-3')
|Size [bp]||Tm [℃]||Detection|
|L10||Ribosomal protein L10||
|EF2||Elongation factor 2||
|L7A||Ribosomal protein L7A||
|GAPDH||Glyceralde hyde-3-phosphate dehydrogen ase||
- geNorm method && Related Reference
- NormFinder method && Related Reference
- BestKeeper method && Related Reference
- Name: Xun Zhu
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Institution: Laboratory of Pesticide, College of Plant Science & Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China
Cited by 40 (Based on Google Scholar [2017-09-01])
- Zhu X, Yuan M, Shakeel M, et al. (2014) Selection and evaluation of reference genes for expression analysis using qRT-PCR in the beet armyworm Spodoptera exigua (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). PLoS One 9, e84730.
- Qiu L, Cui SH, Liu L, et al. (2017) Aminopeptidase N1 is involved in Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac toxicity in the beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua. Scientific Reports 7.