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Identification of the Airborne Aggregation Pheromone of the Common Bed Bug, Cimex lectularius
Adults and juveniles of the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius L. (Hemiptera: Cimicidae), return to and aggregate in harborages after foraging for hosts. We tested the hypothesis that the aggregationExpand
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(Z,Z)-4,7-Tridecadien-(S)-2-yl Acetate: Sex Pheromone of Douglas-Fir Cone Gall Midge, Contarinia oregonensis
Our objectives were to identify and field test the sex pheromone of female Douglas-fir cone gall midge, Contarinia oregonensis (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Coupled gasExpand
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Specificity of nun and gypsy moth sexual communication through multiple-component pheromone blends
The nun moth [NM; Lymantria monacha (L.)] in Europe and the gypsy moth [GM; L. dispar (L.)] in Europe and North America are most important defoliators of coniferous and decidious forests,Expand
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(2R,7S)-Diacetoxytridecane: Sex Pheromone of the Aphidophagous Gall Midge, Aphidoletes aphidimyza
In a recent study, evidence was presented that females of the aphidophagous midge Aphidoletes aphidimyza (Rondi) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) release a sex pheromone to attract mates. Our objectives wereExpand
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(2S,12Z)-2-Acetoxy-12-heptadecene: Major Sex Pheromone Component of Pistachio Twig Borer, Kermania pistaciella
The sex pheromone of the pistachio twig borer, Kermania pistaciella (Lepidoptera: Oinophilidae), one of the most important insect pests of pistachio, Pistacia vera, in Turkey and Iran, wasExpand
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(S,S)-2,12-, (S,S)-2,13-, and (S,S)-2,14-Diacetoxyheptadecanes: Sex Pheromone Components of Red Cedar Cone Midge, Mayetiola thujae
We identified, synthesized, and field-tested the sex pheromone of female red cedar cone midge Mayetiola thujae (Hedlin) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a pest insect in red cedar Thuja plicata seedExpand
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Does the Stereochemistry of Methylated Cuticular Hydrocarbons Contribute to Mate Recognition in the Egg Parasitoid Wasp Ooencyrtus kuvanae?
Close-range sexual communication of the egg parasitoid wasp Ooencyrtus kuvanae (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) takes place on host gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), egg masses. WeExpand
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(Z)6, (E)8-Heneicosadien-11-One: Synergistic Sex Pheromone Component of Douglas-Fir Tussock Moth, Orgyia pseudotsugata (McDunnough) (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae)
Three candidate sex pheromone components, (Z)6,(Z)9-, (Z)6,(E)8-, and (Z)6,(E)9-heneicosadien-11-one (Z6Z9, Z6E8, and Z6E9) were identified in pheromone gland extracts of female Douglas-fir tussockExpand
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N-3-Methylbutanoyl-O-methylpropanoyl-L-serine Methyl Ester – Pheromone Component of Western Black Widow Females
Chemical communication is common in spiders but few pheromones have been identified. Female widow spiders in the genus Latrodectus spin webs that disseminate an attractive sex pheromone, and aExpand
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Decadienoates: Sex Pheromone Components of Nettle Caterpillars Darna trima and D. bradleyi
This study was undertaken to identify sex pheromone components of nettle caterpillars Darna trima and Darna bradleyi (Lepidoptera: Limacodidae) whose larvae defoliate oil palm, Elaeis guineensis, inExpand
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