volume 166, issue 6, P483-490 2018
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12689
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Guofeng Mao, Jiaxin Tian, Ting Li, Hatem Fouad, Hassan Ga'al, Jianchu Mo

Abstract: Abstract The attraction of parasitoids to their hosts is a key issue in efforts to enhance biological control efficiency. This study was conducted to identify which rice plant volatiles are attractive to females of the rice planthopper egg parasitoid Anagrus nilaparvatae Pang et Wang (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) by using Y‐tube olfactometer behavior assays. Our results demonstrated that 10 of 17 selected volatiles – that is, 3‐carene, linalool oxide, linalool, benzyl alcohol, benzaldehyde, methyl salicylate, (E)‐…

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