ASM Fellows’ Lecture: The fruit fly – orchid association: sex pheromones, allomones and synomones in pollination and biodiversity

You are cordially invited to ASM Fellows’ Lecture

  “THE FRUIT FLY – ORCHID ASSOCIATION:

 SEX PHEROMONES, ALLOMONES AND SYNOMONES IN POLLINATION AND BIODIVERSITY”

by Dr Tan Keng Hong FASc

21 November 2013 ; 10.00 am ; Briefing Hall (Dewan Taklimat), Administration Building, UPM

Fruit flies are generally regarded as serious fruit pests world wide. They can cause considerable loss in yield and negatively affect fruit export channels, hence pose a damaging threat on a nation’s economy. However they are at same time important pollinators for some wild orchids, hence paradoxically, they are both foes and friends.

Discover more on the close association between fruit fly and wild orchid by joining this lecture!!

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Register before 18 November 2013. Fore more information and registration please contact Lina at 03-6203 0633 or email to lina@akademisains.gov.my

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