insect attractant

insect attractant

[′in‚sekt ə‚trak·tənt]
(materials)
A chemical agent, usually associated with an insect's sexual drive, which may be used to attract pests to poisoned bait or for insect surveys.
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Contract award: supply of insect attractant (framework contract for 2 years).
There has been little development in Fly killer technology in the last 35 years, but that has now changed, with the recent introduction of a new type of Insect Attractant Lamp.
Engineered to emit low-frequency vibrations that mimic a human heartbeat, the primary long-range insect attractant, it effectively attracts biting insects.
Inflorescences that were warm but blood-free attracted no insects, indicating that heat alone fails as an effective insect attractant.
The first pheromone-based insect attractant to be introduced is expected to be NoMate(R) PBW Spiral to control pink bollworm on cotton.
Designed exclusively for use in Mosquito Magnet(R) mosquito traps, Lurex3(TM) (patent pending) and its prototype Lurex(TM) (test-marketed in 2004), are the only EPA approved insect attractants proven effective against the Asian Tiger mosquito, making ABC an authority on this species.
Looking for alternatives is the primary goal of Mitchell, McLaughlin, and other researchers at the agency's Insect Attractants, Behavior, and Basic Biology Research Laboratory in Gainesville, Florida.
Heath at the USDA's Insect Attractants, Behavior and Basic Biology Research laboratory in Gainsville, Fla.
Use of dibutyl succinate, dimethyl disulfide and mixtures of same as insect attractants
Smith literally moved next door to become director of the new Insect Attractants, Behavior and Basic Biology Research Laboratory (IABBBRL) (Fig.
Lewis is an entomologist at the Insect Biology and Population Management Research lab in Tifton, Georgia, while Tumlinson is a chemist and also in charge of the Insect Attractants, Behavior, and Basic Biology Research Laboratory in Gainesville, Florida.