Plant-Tissue Repairing Aphid: Nipponaphis Monzeni


The aphid species Nipponaphis monzeni discharges body fluid that repairs lesions on evergreen Isu trees.

Functional Classification

Living tissue control

Environmental Solution Classification

Related Literature

Usub S. 1995. Kobu Nyūmon: Mushi to Shokubutsu no Kimyō na Kankei. (Shizenshi Sōsho Series). Yasaka Shobo.

Technical Application

Products and Services

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Proposals of Applied Technology

Nipponaphis monzeni’s mechanism for repairing plant tissue can be applied to new technologies for plant engineering and regeneration control. It can also be applied to technologies for controlling plant tissue growth.

Proposals of Applied Industry

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