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- Sucklling, D. M.
- Acta horticulturae 2015 no.1105 pp. 375-382
- Cydia pomonella; Formicidae; biosecurity; developing countries; ecosystems; fruit flies; insect behavior; markets; mating disruption; monitoring; moths; portable equipment; rearing; receptors; sex pheromones; spraying; trail pheromones; trapping; traps; urban areas; vineyards; New Zealand
- ... Thousands of insect sex pheromones have been identified and like other insect-behaviour modifying compounds (semiochemicals) they have been found to be active at astoundingly low rates. Pheromones are benign as most organisms lack receptors and miss the conversation. They offer opportunities for pest control, starting with activity at parts per quadrillion where surveillance trapping is conducted ...