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- Reed, D.K.; Mikolajczak, K.L.; Krause, C.R.
- Journal of chemical ecology 1988 v.14 no.1 pp. 237
- Synanthedon pictipes; insect attractants; volatile compounds; oviposition; animal behavior; fruit trees; host plants; plant pests
- ... Reactions of lesser peachtree borer [Synanthedon pictipes (G&R)] to volatiles of peach wood, either natural or chemically fractionated, were observed. Mated females were stimulated by and responsive to such materials and deposited significantly more eggs on substrates, including unnatural hosts, that had been treated with aqueous mixtures of bark-canker materials. Stimulation to oviposit occurred ...