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Chemical studies on trail pheromone of the termite Odontotermes obesus


, : Chemical studies on trail pheromone of the termite Odontotermes obesus. Biologia 27(2): 251-256

The trail pheromone of the termite Odontotermes obesus (Ramb.) was isolated, purified and characterised in the laboratory in Pakistan and shown to be an unsaturated hydrocarbon.

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Farhat A.; Iqbal Q.J., 1982: Chemical studies on trail pheromone of the termite odontotermes obesus. The trail pheromone of the termite, O. obesus was isolated, purified and characterized. The successive steps of the procedure were extraction by homogenization, centrifugation and filteration in 99% n-pentane. Acidic and alkaline washing and steam...

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Farhat, A.; Iqbal, QJ., 1981: Chemical studies on trial pheromone of the termite, Odontotermes obesus. Biologia (Lahore): 272: 251-256

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