semiochemical


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semiochemical

[¦sem·ē·ə′kem·ə·kəl]
(physiology)
Any of a class of substances produced by organisms, especially insects, that participate in regulation of their behavior in such activities as aggregation of both sexes, sexual stimulation, and trail following.
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Under the condition that some specific chemical cues are used in the communication between insect pests and their natural enemies (Cox, 2004), the strategy of applying semiochemicals into the biological controls has been considered to attract parasitoids or predators into a crop or increase the amount of time they spend in a field.
The index values fall between +1 and -1, the positive index value denotes more bedbugs are attracted in the treated arena than the control, thus, indicate the attractant property of semiochemical component.
SPLAT, developed and patented by ISCA Technologies (Riverside, California USA), is a flowable, amorphous emulsion consisting of oils and waxes that controls semiochemical release.
Carbon disulfide: a semiochemical mediating socially-induced diet choice in rats.
Phase I trials showed a significant reduction in bites from juvenile lemon sharks when a SharkDefense semiochemical repellent was combined with the Teeka Tan Sport SPF30 product.
Gries' IRC will enable him and industrial sponsors to fine-tune their understanding of how bioacoustic and semiochemical (message bearing) signals emitted by insects can be turned against them.
Ancestral semiochemical attraction persists for adjoining populations of sibling Ips bark beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).
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KLP+ ("hat") trap with semiochemical lures suitable for trapping two Diabrotica spp.
Seven treatments having combination of semiochemical and plant extracts were applied to these plants in 3% concentration.