volume 163, issue 2, P160-169 2017
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12566
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Elisabeth H. Koschier, Mette-Cecilie Nielsen, Bernhard Spangl, Melanie M. Davidson, David A.J. Teulon

Abstract: Abstract The western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), causes major losses in agricultural and horticultural crops worldwide. The volatile compounds methyl isonicotinate, p‐anisaldehyde, eugenol, and linalool are known as olfactory attractants, and salicylaldehyde is known as a repellent for F. occidentalis under clean‐air conditions in laboratory experiments. In the present study we assessed the responses of F. occidentalis to these compounds when presented alone…

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