Semiochemicals for Thrips and Their Use in Pest Management.

  title={Semiochemicals for Thrips and Their Use in Pest Management.},
  author={William D. J. Kirk and Willem Jan de Kogel and E. Koschier and David A. J. Teulon},
  journal={Annual review of entomology},
Thrips (Thysanoptera) are small insects that can cause huge problems in agriculture, horticulture, and forestry through feeding and the transmission of plant viruses. They produce a rich chemical diversity of pheromones and allomones and also respond to a broad range of semiochemicals from plants. These semiochemicals offer many opportunities to develop new approaches to pest management. Aggregation pheromones and plant-derived semiochemicals are already available in commercial products. We… 
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