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Application of semiochemicals to control Amyelois transitella, the Navel orangeworm

Mating disruption


Curtis, C.E., Clark, J.D., Carlson, D.A., and Coffelt, J.A. 1987. A pheromone mimic: disruption of mating communication in the navel orangeworm, Amyelois transitella, with Z,Z-1,12,14-heptadecatriene. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 44:249-255.

Curtis, C.E., Landolt, P.J., and Clark, J.D. 1985. Disruption of navel orangeworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) mating in large-scale plots with synthetic sex pheromone. J. Econ. Entomol. 78:1425-1430.

Landolt, P.J., Curtis, C.E., Coffelt, J.A., Vick, K.W., and Doolittle, R.E. 1982. Field trials of potential navel orangeworm mating disruptants. J. Econ. Entomol. 75:547-550.

Landolt, P.J., Curtis, C.E., Coffelt, J.A., Vick, K.W., Sonnet, P.E., and Doolittle, R.E. 1981. Disruption of mating in the navel orangeworm with (Z,Z)-11,13-hexadecadienal. Environ. Entomol. 10:745-750.

Shorey, H.H., and Gerber, R.G. 1996. Use of puffers for disruption of sex pheromone communication among navel orangeworm moths (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in almonds, pistachios, and walnuts. Environ. Entomol. 25:1154-1157.

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