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Disruption of sexual communication in laspeyresia pomonella codling moth grapholitha molesta oriental fruit moth and grapholitha prunivora lesser appleworm with hollow fiber attractant sources

Carde, R.T.; Baker, T.C.; Castrovillo, P.J.

Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 22(3): 280-288

1977


ISSN/ISBN: 0013-8703
DOI: 10.1111/j.1570-7458.1977.tb02718.x
Accession: 005171253

Emission of (Z)-8-dodecenyl acetate [7% (E) isomer] from hollow fiber dispensers at 0.15 g/ha/per day from 1700 points (units of 10 fibers)/ha effects complete disruption of male Grapholitha molesta (Busck) attraction to synthetic lure and virgin females. Attraction of G. prunivora (Walsh) to synthetic lures is also completely disrupted. Emission of (E,E)-8,10-dodecadien-1-ol at 0.05 g/ha per day from 1700 points/ha effects complete disruption of male Laspeyresia pomonella (L.) attraction to synthetic pheromone, to virgin females and prevents mating with tethered females.

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