Pellioditis pellio: Substituted phenolic compounds as chemoattractants

  title={Pellioditis pellio: Substituted phenolic compounds as chemoattractants},
  author={L. K. Eveland and Muhammad Haseeb},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
Vanillin, vanillic acid, and other related compounds are chemoattractants either for nematodes or arthropods. We tested vanillin, vanillic acid, and 2,4-dihydroxybenzaldehyde in an in vitro bioassay system for their ability to attractPellioditis pellio males and females. Females were not attracted to any of the three compounds tested. Males responded to vanillin and vanillic acid, but not to 2,4-dihydroxybenzaldehyde. Males responded to vanillin and vanillic acid when these compounds were… Expand
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