Responses of Russian Wheat Aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) to Aphid Alarm Pheromone

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Shah, P. A.; Pickett, J. A.; Vandenberg, J. D.;
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    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | fungi

In a series of laboratory tests, Russian wheat aphids, Diuraphis noxia (Mordvilko), responded to synthetic aphid alarm pheromone, (E)-β-farnesene, by removing stylets and leaving feeding sites or by crawling out of test arenas. Late instars and adults were more responsi... View more
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