volume 163, issue 1, P82-92 2017
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12560
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Charlotte Rowley, Tom W. Pope, Andrew Cherrill, Simon R. Leather, G. Mandela Fernández-Grandon, David R. Hall

Abstract: Abstract Saddle gall midge, Haplodiplosis marginata (von Roser) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), is a sporadic pest of cereals in Northern and Central Europe and is of increasing importance in the UK. Recently, the major component of the sex pheromone produced by adult female H. marginata was reported to be 2‐nonyl butyrate. The importance of absolute configuration on attractiveness, the effects on trap catches of the addition of minor pheromone components, dispenser type, and pheromone loading are described in the …

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