Pheromone source location by flying moths: a supplementary non-anemotactic mechanism.

@article{Baker1982PheromoneSL,
  title={Pheromone source location by flying moths: a supplementary non-anemotactic mechanism.},
  author={Thomas C Baker and L. P. S. Kuenen},
  journal={Science},
  year={1982},
  volume={216 4544},
  pages={424-7}
}
After the wind was stopped in an insect flight tunnel, male oriental fruit moths continued to fly in zigzag fashion along a stationary pheromone plume. Their lateral excursions from the time-averaged pheromone plume were no greater without wind than in wind of 38 centimeters per second. When the pheromone plume was removed and the wind stopped, males… CONTINUE READING