Jang EB1, Siderhurst MS, Hollingsworth RG, Showalter DN, Troyer EJ.
Pest Manag Sci. 2010 Apr;66(4):454-60. doi: 10.1002/ps.1922.BACKGROUND: The banana moth, Opogona sacchari Bojer, is a polyphagous agricultural pest in many tropical areas of the world. The identification of an attractant for male O. sacchari could offer new methods for detection, study and control.RESULTS: A compound extracted from female O. sacchari elicited responses from antennae of male moths. This compound was identified as a 2/3,(Z)13-octadecadienal by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Read More