Bill Lingren

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Ethyl (2E, 4Z)-2,4-decadienoate, a pear-derived volatile, is a species-specific, durable, and highly potent attractant to the codling moth (CM), Cydia pomonella (L.), a serious pest of walnuts, apples, and pears worldwide. This kairomone attracts both CM males and virgin and mated females. It is highly attractive to CM in both walnut and apple orchard(More)
Four years ago, we reported here the discovery of a new, host plant volatile-derived, bisexual kairomonal attractant for the codling moth, ethyl (2E, 4Z)-2,4-decadienoate, termed here “DA.” This kairomonal attractant is the first Lepidopteran bisexual lure, specific for both females and males, that is a single compound and has potency and attractancy(More)
Six years ago, we reported discovery al kairomonal attractant for the codling moth (CM), the pear-ester ethyl (2E, 4Z)-2,4-decadienoate, termed “DA.” DA kairomone is the first Lepidopteran bisexual lure having potency and attractancy comparable to sex pheromone. Of key control impact is that the DA-kairomone enhances male attraction to pheromone, thereby(More)
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