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Novel Use of Japanese Beetle Pheromone and Floral Lures to Reduce Grub Populations in Turfgrass

@inproceedings{Villani1997NovelUO,
  title={Novel Use of Japanese Beetle Pheromone and Floral Lures to Reduce Grub Populations in Turfgrass},
  author={Michael G. Villani and Lonneke Roelofs},
  year={1997}
}
of Research Rational, Objectives and Experimental Design There has been considerable interest in the use traps that incorporate 2 chemical lures the first containing (R, Z,)-5-(l-decenyl) dihydro-2(3H)-furonone that mimics the female sex pheromone of this species (attracting only male Japanese beetle adults), and the second, a standard floral lure composed of a mixture of phenethyl propionate, eugenol, and geraniol (3:7:3 ratio), that serves as a feeding lure (attracting both male and female…