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- Bedini, Stefano, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Insects 2019 v.10 no.6
- Clinopodium; Sitophilus zeamais; adults; air; dose response; electroantennography; electrophysiology; environmental impact; essential oils; flora; foods; insect pests; olfactometers; pest control; repellents; sensilla; sexual dimorphism; toxicity; transmission electron microscopy; Andes region
- ... Sitophilus zeamais (Motschulsky) is considered as one of the most destructive foodstuff pests. Due to their efficiency, low toxicity for mammalians and low environmental impact, plant-derived essential oils (EOs) are promising tools for pest control. In particular, the OEs extracted from Lamiaceae are considered among the most bioactive in terms of repellent and/or insecticidal effect. Here, we in ...