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Synthetic analogs of the trail pheromone of the leaf-cutting ant, Atta texana (Buckley)Author(s): Philip E. Sonnet; John C. Moser
Source: Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Vol. 20(6): 1-4
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe preparation and bioassay of a number of analogs of the trail-following pheromone of the town ant, Atta texana (Buckley), are described. Although several compounds were quite active, isomers of the pheromone were not. The results are discussed wit ha vew to the probable conformations of these molecules.
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CitationSonnet, Philip E.; Moser, John C. 1972. Synthetic analogs of the trail pheromone of the leaf-cutting ant, Atta texana (Buckley). Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Vol. 20(6): 1-4
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