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Application of semiochemicals to control Heliothis virescens, the Tobacco budworm

Mating disruption


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Hendricks, D.E., Perez, C.T., and Guerra, R.J. 1976. Disruption of Heliothis spp. mating behavior with chemical sex attractant components. Environ. Entomol. 11:859-866.

Mitchell, E.R., Baumhover, A.H., and Jacobson, M. 1976. Reduction of mating potential of male Heliothis spp. and Spodoptera frugiperda in field plots treated with disruptants. Environ. Entomol. 5:484-486.

Mitchell, E.R., Jacobson, M., and Baumhover, A.H. 1975. Heliothis spp.: disruption of pheromonal communication with (Z)-9-tetradecen-1-ol formate. Environ. Entomol. 4:577-579.

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Shaver, T.N., and Lopez, J.D., Jr. 1982. Effect of pheromone components on mating and trap catches of Heliothis spp. in small plots. Southwest. Entomol. 7:181-187.

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Zvirgzdins, A., Lingren, P.D., Henneberry, T.J., Nowell, C.E., and Gillespie, J.M. 1984. Mating disruption of a wild population of tobacco budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) with virelure. J. Econ. Entomol. 77:1464-1469.

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