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Attractants and repellants for Colorado potato beetle

Author:
Dickens, J.C., Alford, A.R.
Source:
United States Department of Agriculture patents 2004 no.US 6,703,014 B2
Subject:
Leptinotarsa decemlineata, insect attractants, insect repellents, chemical composition, linalool, methyl salicylate, beta-caryophyllene, insect control, patents, USDA, United States
Abstract:
A method has been discovered for attracting Colorado potato beetles to an area of object or area, which method involves treating the object or area with a Colorado potato beetle attracting composition (with or without an insecticide) containing a carrier material and a Colorado potato beetle attracting effective amount of (a) (Z)-3-hexenyl acetate, (±)-linalool, nonanal, and methyl salicylate, (b) (Z)-3-hexenyl acetate, (±)-linalool, and methyl salicylate, (c) (Z)-3-hexen-1-ol, (E)-2-hexen-1-ol, and (±)-linalool, (d) (Z)-3-hexenyl acetate and methyl salicylate, or (e) (Z)-3-hexenyl acetate and (±)-linalool. Furthermore, a method has been discovered for repelling Colorado potato beetles from an object or area, comprising treating the object or area with a Colorado potato beetle repelling composition (with or without an insecticide) containing a carrier material and a Colorado potato beetle repelling effective amount of (Z)-3-hexen-1-ol, (E)-2-hexen-1-ol, (±)-linalool, nonanal, methyl salicylate, and β-caryophyllene.
Agid:
6450
Handle:
10113/6450