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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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It was found that treatment having Ebf alone and combination of two semiochemicals (T3,T6) exhibited the highest level of significance.
molesta based on 1) the timing, quantity, and spacing of SPLAT treatments and 2) the mechanism of semiochemical control (i.e.
Identification of semiochemicals associated with Jeffrey pine beetle, Dendroctonus jeffreyi.
The semiochemicals from host and non-host plants are expected to influence host selection behavior of the insect.
Several semiochemicals, mainly pheromones and kairomones, have been identified and shown to be attractive to H.
A major objective of a long term strategic pest management plan for sweet corn in Florida is the identification and evaluation of attractive semiochemicals that could contribute to the development of additional management tactics (Anon.
However, these traps may not be as reliable when placed in highly preferred crops such as peaches (Nielsen & Leskey unpublished data), because semiochemicals produced by host plants influence insect responsiveness to pheromones (Landolt & Phillips 1997), and thus additional monitoring methods are still needed.
Semiochemicals claim territory--Sex pheromones and plant volatiles for control of codling moth and Brazilian apple leafroller.
En: Semiochemicals claim territory - Sex pheromones and plant volatiles for control of codling moth and Brazilian apple leafroller.
One of these possibilities is the use of semiochemicals as a component of integrated pest management.