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Essential oils and their compositions as spatial repellents for pestiferous social wasps.
These repellent essential oils and their active compositions have great potential for efficient, environmentally sound semiochemical-based IPM of pestiferous vespid wasps. Expand
Essential oils as spatial repellents for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
These repellent essential oils and their active compounds, as well as the synthetic SSB pheromone, are potentially useful as part of an efficient, environmentally sound semiochemical‐based IPM programme to combat this serious invasive stink bug. Expand
Male-Produced Pheromone of the Green Lacewing, Chrysopa nigricornis
Assays indicated that the lacewing pheromone, iridodial, loaded onto either rubber septa or as a binary blend with MS in polyethylene bags could last at least 5 wk in the field during the summer season. Expand
North American Invasion of the Tawny Crazy Ant (Nylanderia fulva) Is Enabled by Pheromonal Synergism from Two Separate Glands
The unexpected pheromonal synergism between the Dufour’s gland and the venom gland appears to be another key factor, in addition to previously known defensive and detoxification semiochemical features, for the successful invasion and domination of N. fulva in the southern U.S. Expand
Serendipitous, cross familial discovery of the first long-range chemical attractants for antlions (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae): (1R,2S,5R,8R)-iridodial and Z,E-nepetalactol
Synthetic (1R,2S,5R,8R)-iridodial, the key pheromone component of many green lacewings in the genus Chrysopa, strongly attracted adult males and females of the North American antlion, Dendroleon speciosus Banks, and elicited strong and weak electroantennogram detector (EAD) responses, respectively, in D. speciOSus adults. Expand
Hecatera dysodea (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) new to the state of Idaho, U.S.A.
T traps baited with a sex attractant were used to determine if the invasive noctuid moth Hecatera dysodea is generally distributed in the state of Idaho, and it is concluded that the moth is generally distribution in thestate at lower elevations where L. serriola is present. Expand