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Identification of a Neuropeptide Hormone That Regulates Sex Pheromone Production in Female Moths
A pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide (PBAN) hormone that controls sex pheromone production in female moths was identified from the brain-subesophageal ganglion complexes of the adult cornExpand
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Female Heliothis subflexa (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Sex Pheromone: Chemistry and Congeneric Comparisons
Chemical, chromatographic, and mass spectral analyses of the heptane extracts of excised female Heliothis subflexa ovipositors showed that the females produce 11 compounds that are analgous to knownExpand
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Sex pheromone chemistry of the female tobacco budworm moth,Heliothis virescens
Abstract(Z)-11 -Hexadecenal (77–91%), (Z)-7-hexadecenal (0.1–2%), (Z)-9-hexadecenal (0.3–2%), hexadecanal (3–19%), (Z)-11-hexadecen-1-ol (1–5%), tetradecanal (1–3%), and (Z)-9-tetradecenal (1–3%)Expand
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Insect Sex Pheromones: Minor Amount of Opposite Geometrical Isomer Critical to Attraction
(Z)-II-Tetradecenyl acetate is the reported sex pheromone of European corn borer and redbanded leafroller moths. However, geometrically pure preparations of the compound are weakly attractive toExpand
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Brain Factor Control of Sex Pheromone Production in the Female Corn Earworm Moth
Sex pheromone production in the female corn earworm moth Heliothis zea is controlled by a hormonal substance produced in the female's brain. It is present in the brain in scotophase as well asExpand
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Sex pheromone chemistry of female corn earworm moth,Heliothis zea
Glass open-tubular capillary Chromatographic and combined glass open-tubular capillary chromatographic-mass spectrometric analyses of ovipositor washes of femaleHeliothis zea, chemicalExpand
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Diel Periodicity and Effect of Age and Mating on Female Sex Pheromone Titer in Heliothis zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Ovipositors of the female corn earworm, Heliothis zea (Boddie), contained large amounts of extractable sex pheromone only during scotophase. Quantitative gas chromatographic analysis of ovipositorExpand
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Concentration of Two 1,4-Benzoxazinones in Dent Corn at Various Stages of Development of the Plant and Its Relation to Resistance of the Host Plant to the European Corn Borer
Dried tissues of 5 inbreds of dent Corn at various stages of development of the plant were analyzed for 6-methoxy-2-benzoxazolinone (MBOA) and 2-benzoxazolinone (BOA) by the technique of isotopicExpand
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ABSTRACT A Klun & Debboun (K&D) test module, previously developed and used for quantitative measurement of the efficacy of mosquito repellents on human volunteers, was adapted for in vitro evaluationExpand
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Genetic basis of an insect chemical communication system: the European corn borer.
Geometric isomers of 11-tetradecenyl acetate make up the sex pheromone secretion of the female European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner). The isomeric composition of the secretion isExpand
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