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Early detection of Agrilus planipennis: investigations into the attractive range of the sex pheromone (3Z)‐lactone. 2020. Parker, K.; Ryall, K.; Auema, B.H.; Silk, P. Entomologica Experimentalis et Applicata 168(2): 166-173

Year: 2020

Available from: Great Lakes Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 40107

Language: English

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DOI: 10.1111/eea.12872

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The emerald ash borer (EAB) is a highly destructive primary pest of ash (Fraxinus sp., Oleaceae) trees outside of its native range. Ash is an important component of many ecosystems and its loss would be detrimental to both the economy and the environment. The present study aimed to improve our understanding of the effectiveness of green sticky prism traps baited with host kairomone and insect pheromone lures for A. planipennis and to collect data for modelling the range of attraction of the pheromone (3Z)‐dodecen‐12‐olide [(3Z)‐lactone].