1000 times higher in the early stage larvae than in normal leaves. Whereas some identified a higher concentration of CKs in gall tissue than in leaves without galls (Leitch, 1994; McDermott et al., 1996), others found almost the same, or even lower, concentrations of CKs compared with control tissue (Engelbrecht, 1971; Van Staden & Davey, 1978). Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015, Bagworth Heath CP, plantations near carpark, Leicestershire Amphibian & Reptile Network, Market Bosworth & District Natural History Society, Natural History Section, Leicester Literary & Philosophical Society, Leicestershire & Rutland Swift Partnership. It is most often identified by the conspicuous and distinctive gall that houses the growing larva. Willow beaked-gall midge; Willow gall sawfly; Gall mites. Any queries (other than missing content) should be directed to the corresponding author for the article. 1c) and helical thickening (Fig. As shown in Fig. The gall is bean-shaped, starting off green but gradually turning red. Differential Response of Herbivores to Plant Defence. The adult sawfly measures approximately 4 mm in length and has a black body with yellow legs. Later, McCalla et al. Unfortunately, eriophyid mite taxonomy is far from complete. Larval concentrations of both IAA and tZ decreased dramatically after the larvae escaped from galls in autumn. Stable isotope‐labelled compounds, [2H5]tZ, [2H5]tZR, [2H6]iP, [2H6]iPR were purchased from OlChemIm Ltd. (Olomouc, Czech Republic), [13C6]IAA was purchased from Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc. (Andover, MA, USA), and [13C11,15N2]L‐tryptophan was a kind gift from Dr Kasahara (RIKEN, PSC) who purchased it from Sigma‐Aldrich. Caused by the sawfly Pontania proxima. See Liston et al (2017) for determination of adults. The latter notion is not that far‐fetched because many herbivorous insects selectively accumulate unpalatable or toxic secondary metabolites in their plant diets to defend themselves against enemies by a mechanism known as sequestration (Opitz & Müller, 2009). 5/2/10. The second category of observation is that the application of extracts prepared from gall‐inducing insects to host plants induces morphological changes reminiscent of gall induction (Martin, 1942; Jensen, 1948; Leatherdale, 1955; McCalla et al., 1962). Real‐time RT‐PCR was performed using a Thermal Cycler Dice Real Time System TP800 (Takara) with a SYBR premix Ex Taq mixture (Takara), with 40 cycles of 95°C for 5 s and 60°C for 20 s. The relative amount of transcript of each gene was calculated by the crossing‐point method using a standard curve according to the manufacturer's instructions. Given that several reported methods for RNA extraction from plant tissues failed to yield high‐quality RNA from Shiba willow leaves and galls under naturally growing conditions, we tested a range of procedures by combining methods reported to effectively eliminate carbohydrates and plant phenolics. This notion was supported by our demonstration that expression of GH3, which encodes an IAA conjugation enzyme, was upregulated in gall tissues (Fig. One aphid species induces three gall types on a single plant: Comparative histology of one genotype and multiple extended phenotypes. We have illustrated 12 of the most curious and colourful galls to look for. The IAA fraction was concentrated, reconstituted in 200 μl of methanol and loaded onto a Bond Elut DEA column containing 100 mg of sorbent (Varian, Harbor City, CA, USA), which was washed with 800 μl of methanol. Those samples were kept on ice until sampling was finished. Elevated expression of members of this class of genes denotes cell progression through the G1‐to‐S phase boundary of the cell cycle (Fig. Hedgerows and damp places where the host Willow trees are present. The difference is that the willow borer's damage results in knobby galls … We studied these questions by analyzing the concentrations of various plant defense compounds in willow leaves and sawfly galls. Briefly, sample tissues were soaked in extraction solvent (methanol : formic acid : water, 15 : 1 : 4) containing 5 mg l−1 of 2,6‐di‐t‐butyl‐4‐methylphenol and spiked with stable isotope‐labelled internal standards. To discriminate between IAA in the soaking solution and in larvae, the soaking solution was recovered from the incubation mixture and spiked with 0.1 ng of [13C6] IAA, and the remaining larvae were briefly washed with distilled water and spiked with 1 ng of [13C6] IAA. These phenomena, extensive cell division and vascular development, which are frequently observed in insect galls, are highly suggestive of the actions of auxins and CKs. Comparative transcriptome analysis of galls from four different host plants suggests the molecular mechanism of gall development. The calli induced after incubation for c. 1 month at 25°C under continuous light (50 μmol m−2 s−1) were excised and subcultured on the same medium. Fig. The same report noted that a mixture of IAA, adenine and kinetin strongly maintained gall growth in the bioassay, although none of these compounds were detected from the gland extract. The ability to block the conversion of Trp to IAA by incubating the solution at 99.9°C for 10 min (Fig. More recently, the use of gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (GC/MS) has demonstrated high concentrations of IAA in the larvae of a tephritid fly (Mapes & Davies, 2001a) and the gelechiid caterpillar (Tooker & De Moraes, 2011), both of which induce galls on goldenrod (Solidago altissima) plants. The gall is generally pea-shaped, starting green but becoming red as it matures. In contrast, IAA was present at a low concentration in the glands. Willow Apple Gall Sawfly. Bombyx mori We next used LC/MS/MS to assay concentrations of CKs in normal leaves, galls and larvae inside galls (Fig. These reports identified auxin from insect extracts on the basis of bioassays and either paper chromatography or thin layer chromatography. The first of these is that the site of gall induction sometimes differs from the feeding sites of gall‐inducing insects (Sopow et al., 2003; Matsukura et al., 2009). A comparative venomic fingerprinting approach reveals that galling and non-galling fig wasp species have different venom profiles. The larvae feed internally in a gall formed on the leaves of dwarf willow (Salix herbacea) and polar willow (Salix polaris). Coffea canephora This might support initial gall development for some time until the hatched larvae are able to provide sufficient stimuli for further gall development. Female ovipositing on willow, showing the "saw" after which sawflies are named. Several studies have used either bioassays or radioimmunoassays of chromatographically resolved extracts to estimate the concentrations of cytokinins (CKs) in gall‐forming insects. They suggested the possibility that the larva inside the gall acts as a point source of IAA, based on results that the concentration of IAA in stems was higher in the presence of larvae than in its absence, and that the presence of a terminal gall inhibited lateral bud release induced by decapitation. The concentration of tZR at 150 μg g−1 fresh weight (FW) is, to our knowledge, the highest concentration of CK detected in any living organism. The mass spectrometer was operated in the multiple reaction monitoring (MRM) mode. Please check your email for instructions on resetting your password. Liquid chromatography and tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) were used to analyse concentrations of endogenous cytokinins and the active auxin IAA in the gall‐inducing sawfly (, Sawfly larvae contain high concentrations of IAA and. Higher than those found in leaf tissues ( Fig been reported to perceive stimuli... 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The optimized method we used involved homogenising c. 50 mg of plant tissue in liquid nitrogen, and suspending the homogenate in 0.5‐ml of Fruit‐mate (Takara, Otsu, Shiga, Japan). Exogenous auxins can induce gall‐like tissues (Hamner & Kraus, 1937; Guiscafré‐Arrillaga, 1949; Schäller, 1968). . 5). Our inability to detect IAA in the faeces of larvae accumulated inside galls (data not shown) suggests that IAA in the soaking solution was secreted as regurgitant fluid from a mouth part or through the cuticle. The first known use of this name was in 1773. Fig. Densities of sawfly galls were estimated on 12 willow clones from 1981 in drier sites along Schultz Creek, and three more were added in 1983 in wetter sites. Galls harvested in late October were used to collect larvae that escaped from the detached leaves containing galls. Enter your email address below and we will send you your username, If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to retrieve your username, Concentration of cytokinins (CKs) in control, Concentration of IAA and cytokinins (CKs) in glands of sawfly (, Transcript levels of IAA‐ and cytokinin (CK)‐responsive genes in gall and leaf tissues. S2 Production of IAA by sawfly larvae, using L‐Trp as a biosynthetic precursor under near‐sterile conditions. Its common name, "sawfly", derives from the saw-like ovipositor that is used for egg-laying, in which a female makes a slit in either a stem or plant leaf to deposit the eggs. C by Yukawa & Masuda (1996), initiates gall induction by oviposition. Pontania californica. Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In order to confirm that IAA and CKs indeed function in gall tissues, transcript levels of IAA‐ and CK‐responsive genes involved in the signal transduction and metabolism of these phytohormones were analysed by real‐time RT‐PCR. They are shiny, black and wasp-like. However, it is still not clear whether the IAA detected is synthesized de novo in insects or derived from ingested plant tissue. The authors wish to acknowledge the assistance of the staff of the University Forest of the University of Tokyo in Chiba for sampling galls, and Mr Shigeshi Usuba for information for sampling sites of willow galls. Although it is difficult at the moment to obtain direct evidence that IAA and CKs produced by sawflies are truly involved in gall formation, identification of biosynthetic enzyme genes, either from the insect genome or from the genome(s) of a bacterial symbiont(s), might allow us to specifically manipulate hormonal syntheses in sawflies. Female sawflies are approximately 4 mm long and are shiny black. Willow leaf sawfly damage is easily recognized by the fleshy galls that develop at the spot where the female injects her eggs into the leaves. The flow rate was 0.2 ml min−1. Learn more. Nevertheless, these studies do not necessarily demonstrate that the gall‐inducing insects are capable of IAA biosynthesis. Sawfly larvae that have escaped from galls have only low concentrations of CKs, and soon pupate and spend the winter in soil (in autoclaved vermiculite in this study) until adult eclosion during spring (Yukawa & Masuda, 1996). The authors are also grateful to Saki Suzuki for collecting sawfly larvae. The concentration of CKs was higher in gall tissues than in stem tissues on a weight‐per‐stem‐length basis. The source parameters were set as follows: curtain gas, 40 psi; temperature, 500°C; spray gas (GS1), 50 psi; dry gas (GS2), 80 psi; and ion spray voltage, 5500 V. The following transitions were monitored: tZ: m/z 220 → 136 (CE 21 V, CXP 4 V, DP 46 V); tZR: m/z 352 → 136 (CE 41 V, CXP 4 V, DP 51 V); iP: m/z 204 → 136 (CE 19 V, CXP 4 V, DP 36 V); iPR: m/z 336 → 136 (CE 41 V, CXP 4 V, DP 41 V); [2H5]tZ: m/z 225 → 137 (CE 21 V, CXP 4 V, DP 46 V); [2H5]tZR: m/z 357 → 225 (CE 21 V, CX 4 V, DP46 V); [2H6]iP: m/z 210 → 137 (CE 23 V, CX 4 V, DP 41 V); [2H6]iPR: m/z 342 → 210 (CE 21 V, CXP 4, DP 46 V). For the in vivo feeding experiments, several sawfly larvae (total mass of 3–4 mg) were briefly rinsed with sterile water, soaked in 5 μl of water containing 1–10 μg of [13C11,15N2] L‐Trp, and incubated at 25°C for 15 h under dim light (7–10 μmol m−2 s−1). First insights on phytohormones during the compatible grapevine-phylloxera interaction. Galls induced by the sawfly (Pontania sp.) The endogenous concentration of tZ in the larvae was also extremely high, with concentrations >1000 times higher in the early stage larvae than in normal leaves. Whereas some identified a higher concentration of CKs in gall tissue than in leaves without galls (Leitch, 1994; McDermott et al., 1996), others found almost the same, or even lower, concentrations of CKs compared with control tissue (Engelbrecht, 1971; Van Staden & Davey, 1978). Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015, Bagworth Heath CP, plantations near carpark, Leicestershire Amphibian & Reptile Network, Market Bosworth & District Natural History Society, Natural History Section, Leicester Literary & Philosophical Society, Leicestershire & Rutland Swift Partnership. It is most often identified by the conspicuous and distinctive gall that houses the growing larva. Willow beaked-gall midge; Willow gall sawfly; Gall mites. Any queries (other than missing content) should be directed to the corresponding author for the article. 1c) and helical thickening (Fig. As shown in Fig. The gall is bean-shaped, starting off green but gradually turning red. Differential Response of Herbivores to Plant Defence. The adult sawfly measures approximately 4 mm in length and has a black body with yellow legs. Later, McCalla et al. Unfortunately, eriophyid mite taxonomy is far from complete. Larval concentrations of both IAA and tZ decreased dramatically after the larvae escaped from galls in autumn. Stable isotope‐labelled compounds, [2H5]tZ, [2H5]tZR, [2H6]iP, [2H6]iPR were purchased from OlChemIm Ltd. (Olomouc, Czech Republic), [13C6]IAA was purchased from Cambridge Isotope Laboratories, Inc. (Andover, MA, USA), and [13C11,15N2]L‐tryptophan was a kind gift from Dr Kasahara (RIKEN, PSC) who purchased it from Sigma‐Aldrich. Caused by the sawfly Pontania proxima. See Liston et al (2017) for determination of adults. The latter notion is not that far‐fetched because many herbivorous insects selectively accumulate unpalatable or toxic secondary metabolites in their plant diets to defend themselves against enemies by a mechanism known as sequestration (Opitz & Müller, 2009). 5/2/10. The second category of observation is that the application of extracts prepared from gall‐inducing insects to host plants induces morphological changes reminiscent of gall induction (Martin, 1942; Jensen, 1948; Leatherdale, 1955; McCalla et al., 1962). Real‐time RT‐PCR was performed using a Thermal Cycler Dice Real Time System TP800 (Takara) with a SYBR premix Ex Taq mixture (Takara), with 40 cycles of 95°C for 5 s and 60°C for 20 s. The relative amount of transcript of each gene was calculated by the crossing‐point method using a standard curve according to the manufacturer's instructions. Given that several reported methods for RNA extraction from plant tissues failed to yield high‐quality RNA from Shiba willow leaves and galls under naturally growing conditions, we tested a range of procedures by combining methods reported to effectively eliminate carbohydrates and plant phenolics. This notion was supported by our demonstration that expression of GH3, which encodes an IAA conjugation enzyme, was upregulated in gall tissues (Fig. One aphid species induces three gall types on a single plant: Comparative histology of one genotype and multiple extended phenotypes. We have illustrated 12 of the most curious and colourful galls to look for. The IAA fraction was concentrated, reconstituted in 200 μl of methanol and loaded onto a Bond Elut DEA column containing 100 mg of sorbent (Varian, Harbor City, CA, USA), which was washed with 800 μl of methanol. Those samples were kept on ice until sampling was finished. Elevated expression of members of this class of genes denotes cell progression through the G1‐to‐S phase boundary of the cell cycle (Fig. Hedgerows and damp places where the host Willow trees are present. The difference is that the willow borer's damage results in knobby galls … We studied these questions by analyzing the concentrations of various plant defense compounds in willow leaves and sawfly galls. Briefly, sample tissues were soaked in extraction solvent (methanol : formic acid : water, 15 : 1 : 4) containing 5 mg l−1 of 2,6‐di‐t‐butyl‐4‐methylphenol and spiked with stable isotope‐labelled internal standards. To discriminate between IAA in the soaking solution and in larvae, the soaking solution was recovered from the incubation mixture and spiked with 0.1 ng of [13C6] IAA, and the remaining larvae were briefly washed with distilled water and spiked with 1 ng of [13C6] IAA. These phenomena, extensive cell division and vascular development, which are frequently observed in insect galls, are highly suggestive of the actions of auxins and CKs. Comparative transcriptome analysis of galls from four different host plants suggests the molecular mechanism of gall development. The calli induced after incubation for c. 1 month at 25°C under continuous light (50 μmol m−2 s−1) were excised and subcultured on the same medium. Fig. The same report noted that a mixture of IAA, adenine and kinetin strongly maintained gall growth in the bioassay, although none of these compounds were detected from the gland extract. The ability to block the conversion of Trp to IAA by incubating the solution at 99.9°C for 10 min (Fig. More recently, the use of gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (GC/MS) has demonstrated high concentrations of IAA in the larvae of a tephritid fly (Mapes & Davies, 2001a) and the gelechiid caterpillar (Tooker & De Moraes, 2011), both of which induce galls on goldenrod (Solidago altissima) plants. The gall is generally pea-shaped, starting green but becoming red as it matures. In contrast, IAA was present at a low concentration in the glands. Willow Apple Gall Sawfly. Bombyx mori We next used LC/MS/MS to assay concentrations of CKs in normal leaves, galls and larvae inside galls (Fig. These reports identified auxin from insect extracts on the basis of bioassays and either paper chromatography or thin layer chromatography. The first of these is that the site of gall induction sometimes differs from the feeding sites of gall‐inducing insects (Sopow et al., 2003; Matsukura et al., 2009). A comparative venomic fingerprinting approach reveals that galling and non-galling fig wasp species have different venom profiles. The larvae feed internally in a gall formed on the leaves of dwarf willow (Salix herbacea) and polar willow (Salix polaris). Coffea canephora This might support initial gall development for some time until the hatched larvae are able to provide sufficient stimuli for further gall development. Female ovipositing on willow, showing the "saw" after which sawflies are named. Several studies have used either bioassays or radioimmunoassays of chromatographically resolved extracts to estimate the concentrations of cytokinins (CKs) in gall‐forming insects. They suggested the possibility that the larva inside the gall acts as a point source of IAA, based on results that the concentration of IAA in stems was higher in the presence of larvae than in its absence, and that the presence of a terminal gall inhibited lateral bud release induced by decapitation. The concentration of tZR at 150 μg g−1 fresh weight (FW) is, to our knowledge, the highest concentration of CK detected in any living organism. The mass spectrometer was operated in the multiple reaction monitoring (MRM) mode. Please check your email for instructions on resetting your password. Liquid chromatography and tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) were used to analyse concentrations of endogenous cytokinins and the active auxin IAA in the gall‐inducing sawfly (, Sawfly larvae contain high concentrations of IAA and. Higher than those found in leaf tissues ( Fig been reported to perceive stimuli... 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