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- David K. Mfuti; Amanuel Tamiru; William D. J. Kirk; Adeyemi O. Akinyemi; Heather Campbell; Matthew O’Brien; Falko P. Drijfhout; Tom W. Pope; Saliou Niassy; Sevgan Subramanian
- Agronomy 2021 v.11 no.7 pp. -
- Megalurothrips sjostedti; Metarhizium anisopliae; agronomy; antifungal properties; attractants; beans; biopesticides; conidia; dose response; entomopathogenic fungi; flowers; spot spraying; viability
- ... The potential of semiochemicals to lure insect pests to a trap where they can be killed with biopesticides has been demonstrated as an eco-friendly pest management alternative. In this study, we tested two recently characterized male-produced aggregation pheromones of the bean flower thrips Megalurothrips sjostedti (Trybom), namely (R)-lavandulyl 3-methylbutanoate (major) and (R)-lavandulol (minor ...