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Semiochemicals of Sitobion avenae, the Grain aphid

Phylum:  Arthropoda
Subphylum:  Uniramia
Class:  Insecta
Order:  Homoptera
Family:  Aphididae
Subfamily:  Aphidinae
Genus:  Sitobion
Tribe:  Aphidini
Author:  Fabricius
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Semiochemical(s):

  Birkett MA  2010  Phytochem. Lett.  3: 139   
    7S-germacrene D    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   Al
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Repellent 
 
  Francis F  2005  J. Appl. Entomol.  129:  
    E-beta-farnesene    100 Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   P
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Alarm pheromone 
 
  Lilley R  1995  Chemoecology  6: 43   
    4aS7S7aR-nepetalactone    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   P
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
 
 
  Dawson GW  1982  J. Chem. Ecol.  8: 1111   
    E-beta-farnesene    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   A
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
 
 
  Nault LR  1974  Entomol. Exp. Appl.  17: 455   
    E-beta-farnesene    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   P
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Alarm pheromone 
 

Reference(s):

Birkett, M.A., Bruce, T.J.A., and Pickett, J.A. 2010. Repellent activity of Nepeta grandiflora and Nepeta clarkei (Lamiaceae) against the cereal aphid, Sitobion avenae (Homoptera: Aphididae). Phytochem. Lett. 3:139-142.
 
Francis, F., Vandermoten, S., Verheggen, F., Lognay, G., and Haubruge, E. 2005. Is the (E)-beta-farnesene only volatile terpenoid in aphids? J. Appl. Entomol. 129:6-12.
 
Lilley, R., Hardie, J., Merritt, L.A., Pickett, J.A., Wadhams, L.J., and Woodcock, C.M. 1995. The sex pheromone of the grain aphid, Sitobion avenae (Fab.) (Homoptera, Aphididae). Chemoecology. 6:43-46.
 
Dawson, G.W., Griffiths, D.C., Pickett, J.A., Smith, M.C., and Woodcock, C.M. 1982. Improved preparation of (E)-beta-farnesene and its activity with economically important aphids. J. Chem. Ecol. 8:1111-1117.
 
Nault, L.R., and Bowers, W.S. 1974. Multiple alarm pheromones in aphids. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 17:455-457.
 
 
Citation: El-Sayed AM 2014. The Pherobase: Database of Insect Pheromones and Semiochemicals. <http://www.pherobase.com>.
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