Behavioral responses of elm bark beetles to baited and unbaited elms killed by cacodylic acid

@article{OCallaghan1984BehavioralRO,
  title={Behavioral responses of elm bark beetles to baited and unbaited elms killed by cacodylic acid},
  author={Dealga P. O'Callaghan and P. M. Atkins and C. P. Fairhurst},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
  year={1984},
  volume={10},
  pages={1623-1634}
}
Diseased elms, treated with various doses of cacodylic acid in northwest England, became attractive to elm bark beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae). This attraction seemed to be independent of pheromone baits. However attractive the trees became, they were unsuitable to the beetles as breeding sites since significantly more beetles visited the trees than were… CONTINUE READING