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    Author(s): Richard A. Werner; J. Weatherston
    Date: 1980
    Source: Res. Note PNW-RN-354. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    Cis-11-tetradecenal was found to be the specific attractant for adult male large aspen tortrix, Choristoneura conflictana (Walker), populations in quaking aspen, Populus tremuloides Michx., forests of interior Alaska. The attractant was dispersed from polyethylene caps in Pherocon® -2 traps placed 1.5 m above ground.

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    Werner, Richard A.; Weatherston, J. 1980. A synthetic sex pheromone for the large aspen tortrix in Alaska. Res. Note PNW-RN-354. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 4 p

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    Keywords

    Attractants (chemical, forest pest control, pheromones, large aspen tortrix, Choristoneura conflictana, quaking aspen, Populus tremuloides, Alaska (interior)

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