MPB pheromone trials in Colorado--1985 by K. Lister

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  • Aggregation pheromones,
  • Dendroctonus ponderosae,
  • Pinus contorta,
  • Population dynamics,
  • Baiting

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ContributionsLaut, J.G.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p.
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Open LibraryOL26492099M

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For example, in the house mouse. Accuracy dropped from the 6 th to the 7 th visit in trials where pheromone trails were allowed, but not when pheromone trails were continually removed (Z =P =Fig 2).

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Trail-mimic bioassays were conducted with 20 reproductively mature H. shoshone (California) males in a 3-L tank according to the methods described by Yen et al.

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