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Isolation, Identification, Synthesis, and Field Evaluation of the Sex Pheromone of the Brazilian Population of Spodoptera frugiperda
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E7-12:Ac is an active component in the sex pheromone of the Brazilian populations of S. frugiperda, indicating that the Z7- 12:Ac + Z9-14: Ac + E7-11-16:Ac blend was significantly better than Z8-9-13-14 + E8-10-15:Ac blends. Expand
Development and Optimization of Methods for Using Sex Pheromone for Monitoring the Mealybug Planococcus ficus (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) in California Vineyards
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Comparison ofVisual sampling methods and sampling of males with pheromone-baited traps revealed that trap catches were significantly correlated with the results from visual sampling methods, and with economic damage. Expand
Using Generic Pheromone Lures to Expedite Identification of Aggregation Pheromones for the Cerambycid Beetles Xylotrechus nauticus, Phymatodes lecontei, and Neoclytus modestus modestus
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Overall, the attraction of multiple species from different cerambycine tribes to this compound at a single field site supports the hypothesis that the hydroxyketone pheromone structural motif is highly conserved within this subfamily. Expand
Male‐produced aggregation pheromone of the cerambycid beetle Neoclytus mucronatus mucronatus
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Bioassays determined that both sexes were weakly attracted to racemic 3‐hydroxy‐2‐hexanone, and field trials determined that enantiomerically enriched (R)‐3‐Hydroxyhexan‐ 2‐one attracted more beetles of both sexes than did the racemic blend. Expand
Male-Produced Aggregation Pheromones of the Cerambycid Beetles Xylotrechus colonus and Sarosesthes fulminans
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Cross-attraction of beetles to pheromone blends of other species, and to individual phersomone components that are shared by two or more sympatric species, may facilitate location of larval hosts by species that compete for the same host species. Expand
A Male-produced Aggregation Pheromone Blend Consisting of Alkanediols, Terpenoids, and an Aromatic Alcohol from the Cerambycid Beetle Megacyllene caryae
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A pheromone blend of this complexity, composed of alkanediols, terpenoids, and aromatic alcohols, is unprecedented for cerambycid species. Expand
Identification, Synthesis, and Field Testing of the Sex Pheromone of the Citrus Leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella
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It is reported here that (7Z,11Z)-hexadecadienal is only one component of the pheromone, with the other critical component being the analogous trienal, ( 7Z, 11Z,13E)-hexADEcatrienal, which was identified in the effluvia from live female moths by coupled gas chromatography-electroantennography using nonpolar and polar GC columns. Expand
First Contact Pheromone Identified for a Longhorned Beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in the Subfamily Prioninae
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This work explored the chemically-mediated mating behavior of Mallodon dasystomus, the hardwood stump borer, and tested the hypothesis that males recognize females by a contact pheromone, finding further evidence of the critical role of contact phersomones in mating systems of longhorned beetles. Expand
Identification of Male-Specific Chiral Compound from the Sugarcane Weevil Sphenophorus levis
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Comparative gas chromatographic analyses of airborne volatiles produced by males and females of the sugarcane weevil Sphenophorus levis, showed one male-specific compound that has been previously described as an aggregation pheromone in several other curculionid species. Expand
Identification, Synthesis, and Bioassay of a Male-Specific Aggregation Pheromone from the Harlequin Bug, Murgantia histrionica
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In laboratory bioassays, insect-produced and synthetic murganiol attracted harlequin bugs of both sexes, suggesting that murgantiol is a male-produced aggregation pheromone, analogous to those found in a number of other phytophagous bug species. Expand
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