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- Beck, John J.; Light, Douglas M.; Gee, Wai S.
- Entomologia experimentalis et applicata 2014 v.153 no.3 pp. 217-230
- Amyelois transitella; alcohols; aldehydes; almonds; antennae; aromatic compounds; attractants; chemoreceptors; electroantennography; electrophysiology; females; host plants; insect pests; insect pheromones; ketones; males; monitoring; monoterpenoids; moths; orchards; pest control; pistachios; population; sesquiterpenoids; volatile compounds; California
- ... The polyphagous navel orangeworm, Amyelois transitella Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), is a major insect pest of almonds and pistachios in California (USA). Amyelois transitella moths have proven difficult to monitor and control for over 5 decades; however, recent reports indicate progress towards attractants using pheromone or semiochemical blends. Despite advances of a host plant volatile attra ...