Odor-baited trap trees: a new approach to monitoring plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).

  title={Odor-baited trap trees: a new approach to monitoring plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).},
  author={Ronald J. Prokopy and Bradley W Chandler and Sara A Dynok and Jaime C Pi{\~n}ero},
  journal={Journal of economic entomology},
  volume={96 3},
We compared a trap approach with a trap-tree approach to determine the need and timing of insecticide applications against overwintered adult plum curculios, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst.), in commercial apple orchards in Massachusetts in 2002. All traps and trap trees were baited with benzaldehyde (attractive fruit odor) plus grandisoic acid (attractive pheromone). Sticky clear Plexiglas panel traps placed at orchard borders, designed to intercept adults immigrating from border areas by… CONTINUE READING
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