Vacas S1, Melita O2, Michaelakis A2, Milonas P2, Minuz R3, Riolo P3, Abbass MK4, Lo Bue P5, Colazza S5, Peri E5, Soroker V6, Livne Y7, Primo J1, Navarro-Llopis V1.
Pest Manag Sci. 2017 Jan;73(1):223-231. doi: 10.1002/ps.4289. Epub 2016 May 9.BACKGROUND: The optimisation of the lure is essential for the implementation of trapping systems to control insect pests. In this work, the response of the red palm weevil (RPW), Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier, to increasing emission rates of its aggregation pheromone (ferrugineol) and the efficacy of a convenient synthetic kairomone based on fermentation odours (ethyl acetate and ethanol) have been evaluated in different years and locations along the Mediterranean basin. Read More