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    Author(s): Jimmy R. Galford
    Date: 1977
    Source: Research Note NE-240. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Laboratory studies have suggested the existence of a pheromone in the locust borer. Male beetles spent more time on bolts of wood exposed to virgin females than on control bolts. The females apparently deposited the pheromone on the bolts of wood and filter paper.

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    Citation

    Galford, Jimmy R. 1977. Evidence for a pheromone in the locust borer. Research Note NE-240. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.

    Keywords

    Megacyllene robiniae, Cerambycidae, wood borers, pheromone

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