Insect Pheromones: Mastering Communication to Control Pests


Subject:
Biology , Plants , Entomology , Pests & Diseases

Description:
This publication explores research to develop pest control methods based on pheromones, chemicals "secreted by an animal, often an insect, that influence the behavior or development of other members of the same species." Includes images, a timeline of the study of insect pheromones back to 1870, glossary, and links to related research. From Beyond Discovery, a publication series from the National Academy of Sciences.

Publisher:
National Academy of Sciences

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.beyonddiscovery.org/content/view.article.asp?a=2702


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