2005 journal article

Comparison of Mating Disruption with Pesticides for Management of Oriental Fruit Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in North Carolina Apple Orchards

Journal of Economic Entomology, 98(4), 1248–1258.

By: O. Kovanci n, C. Schal n, J. Walgenbach n & G. Kennedy n

author keywords: mating disruption; pheromones; apple
MeSH headings : Animals; Dose-Response Relationship, Drug; Male; Malus / parasitology; Moths / physiology; North Carolina; Pest Control, Biological / methods; Sex Attractants / pharmacology; Sexual Behavior, Animal / drug effects; Time Factors
TL;DR: Mating disruption proved to be an alternative to organophosphate insecticides for managing oriental fruit moth populations in North Carolina apple orchards and provided excellent trap shutdown and was significantly more effective than sprayable pheromone formulations. (via Semantic Scholar)
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