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Application of semiochemicals to control Heliothis zea, the Corn earworm

Mating disruption


Carlson, D.A., and McLaughlin, J.R. 1982. Diolefin analog of a sex pheromone component of Heliothis zea active in disrupting mating communication. Experientia. 38:309-310.

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Cross, J.H., Mitchell, E.R., Tumlinson, J.H., and Burnett, D.E. 1980. Selection of a polyethylene tubing formulation of (Z)-9-tetradecen-1-ol formate and its use in disrupting pheromone communication in Heliothis zea (Boddie). J. Chem. Ecol. 6:771-779.

Mitchell, E.R., and McLaughlin, J.R. 1982. Suppression of mating and oviposition by fall armyworm and mating by corn earworm in corn, using the air permeation technique. J. Econ. Entomol. 75:270-274.

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.

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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