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Application of semiochemicals to control Synanthedon pictipes, the Lesser peachtree borer

Mating disruption


McLaughlin, J.R., Doolittle, R.E., Gentry, C.R., Mitchell, E.R., and Tumlinson, J.H. 1976. Response to pheromone traps and disruption of pheromone communication in the lesser peachtree borer and the peachtree borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). J. Chem. Ecol.

Pfeiffer, D.G., Killian, J.C., Rajotte, E.G., Hull, L.A., and Snow, J.W. 1991. Mating disruption for reduction of damage by lesser peachtree borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) in Virginia and Pennsylvania peach orchards. J. Econ. Entomol. 84:218-223.

Snow, J.W., Gentry, C.R., and Novak, M. 1985. Behavior and control of the peachtree borer and lesser peachtree borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) in peach orchards permeated with (Z,Z)-3,13-octadecadien-1-ol acetate. J. Econ. Entomol. 78:190-196.

Williams, A.L., Gentry, C.R., Snow, J.W., and Amis, A. 1983. Mating behavior of laboratory-reared and feral lesser peachtree borer males in pheromone permeated air. J. Ga. Entomol. Soc. 18:402-410.

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