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Orchard Insect Control Device

IntroductionPheromone traps utilize “bug hormones,” or scents, that stimulate the type of scent produced by the female insect to lure their male counterparts. Males lured into traps are then prevented from mating. These traps assist the grower in determining the mating activity of the insect pest by counting insects trapped over a period...
Published: 4/25/2011   |   Inventor(s): James Miller, Larry Gut, Michael Reinke, Peter Mcghee
Keywords(s): Integrated Pest Management, Pests, Pheromone Category(s): Chemicals, Agriculture

Insecticidal Plant Extracts from Verbascum Species with Antifeed Propertyies for Arthopods

IntroductionMany plant species produce noxious chemicals to kill or otherwise inhibit insect feeding activity. Many of these secondary metabolites are very potent and often very specific. Extracts from these plants can be used as environmentally safe bio-pesticides for crops or other plants such as flowers to inhibit insect damage, often as part of...