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- Chen, Da-Song, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Molecular genetics and genomics 2017 v.292 no.4 pp. 795-809
- Spodoptera exigua; acetates; biosynthesis; crops; females; financial economics; genes; moths; pesticides; pests; pheromone glands; phylogeny; sex pheromones; transcriptome; China
- ... Species-specific sex pheromone is biosynthesized and released in most female moths as a chemical cue in mating communication. However, information on genes involved in this pathway is limited. The beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua, is a cosmopolitan agricultural pest that causes severe economic losses to many crops. In China, the female sex pheromones in sex pheromone glands (PGs) of S. exigua have ...