Yesterday the discussion was started with *Vaibhavi chahri from DHMEPE college Goa *.
Discussion was about the butterfly model system . .
Can we collect the caterpillars from our surroundings !!!
Once Vaibhavi noticed that caterpillars are there in hibiscus plant.
So now she expecting caterpillar are also present in her garden .*According to Vaibhavi , Mother butterfly is sensing the host plant *.
Also discussed about Phyllanthus plant and the associated caterpillars.
*Can we make a quick search for phyllanthus plants nearby and look for caterpillars * !!?
*Do we have a experimental set up for observing sense of smell in caterpillars * !!!
In Control, placing the water drop on both sides in 5 cm apart .
Test include :
For that she take the drop of paste of cabbage and corn ,place those droplets 5cm apart from caterpillar one above and other below .
Placing one drop of corn in above and one drop of water in below.
Please add the details of your experimental setup including why cabbage,corn etc.!!! @sakshiconsultant2002 @seema and others
How caterpillar sensing it’s food !!!
We can continue the discussion here!!!