Ammonium Carbonate is More Attractive than Apple and Hawthorn Fruit Volatile Lures to Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Washington State

@inproceedings{Yee2014AmmoniumCI,
  title={Ammonium Carbonate is More Attractive than Apple and Hawthorn Fruit Volatile Lures to Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Washington State},
  author={Wee L. Yee and Meralee J. Nash and Robert B. Goughnour and Dong H. Cha and Charles E. Linn and Jeffrey L. Feder},
  booktitle={Environmental entomology},
  year={2014}
}
ABSTRACT The apple maggot fly, Rhagoletis pomonella (Walsh), is an introduced, quarantine pest of apple (Malus domestica Borkhausen) in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. In the eastern United States where the fly is native, fruit volatiles have been reported to be more attractive than ammonia compounds to R. pomonella. However, the opposite may be true in the western United States. Here, we determined whether newly identified western apple and western hawthorn fruit volatiles are… Expand
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