pheromone

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a chemical substance secreted externally by some animals (especially insects) that influences the physiology or behavior of other animals of the same species

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The physical struggle associated with biotechnology using sex pheromones are the first aspects you should undertake.
Since the release of pheromones is linked to molting in these species, metabolites that increase in concentration in the urine of--or in the water surrounding--premolt females have been reported as the potential sex pheromone, or one of the components of a pheromone bouquet (Kittredge et al.
Isolation, identification, and synthesis of a female sex pheromone of the navel orangeworm, Amyelois transitella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
In this study, the authors used the electrospinning technique for producing cellulose acetate nanofibers containing the grape berry moth Lobesia botrana (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) synthetic sex pheromone.
Disparlure (6) is the sex pheromone of the female gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar L.
Female moths that survived to adulthood had decreased amounts of sex pheromone.
Instead, they adapted to the new smell over time and now it is an integral part of the species-specific sex pheromone of N.
Robbins PS, Nojima S, Polavarapu S, Koppenhofer AM, RodriguezSaona C, Holdcraft RJ, Consolie NH, Peck DC, Roelofs WL (2009) Sex pheromone of the scarab beetle Phyllophaga (Phytalus) georgiana (Horn).
This study shows that the asymmetric mating isolation is caused by the difference in sex pheromone detection (both distance and contact sex pheromones).
Linyphiid spider courtship: releaser and attractant functions of a contact sex pheromone.
Mating disruption relies on the use of the gypsy moth sex pheromone, disparlure.
Make love not war: a common arthropod defense compound as sex pheromone in the forest cockchafer Melolontha hippocastani.