Identification of the Sex Pheromone of the Spruce Seed Moth, Cydia strobilella L.

@article{Wang2010IdentificationOT,
  title={Identification of the Sex Pheromone of the Spruce Seed Moth, Cydia strobilella L.},
  author={Hong-Lei Wang and Glenn P. Svensson and Olle Rosenberg and Marie Bengtsson and Erling V. Jirle and Christer L{\"o}fstedt},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
  year={2010},
  volume={36},
  pages={305-313}
}
The spruce seed moth, Cydia strobilella L., is a serious pest on cones of spruce (Picea spp.) in the Holarctic region. Previous studies from different parts of its area of distribution have reported conflicting results on the composition of its sex pheromone. By gas chromatography with electroantennographic detection, coupled gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, a Y-tube olfactometer bioassay, and field trials, the sex pheromone of Swedish populations of the species was identified as (8E,10E… 
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