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dc.contributor.authorNdiege, I. O.
dc.contributor.authorBudenberg, W. J.
dc.contributor.authorKarago, F. W.
dc.date.accessioned2014-01-21T13:46:27Z
dc.date.available2014-01-21T13:46:27Z
dc.date.issued1993-09
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Chemical Ecology September 1993, Volume 19, Issue 9, pp 1905-1916en_US
dc.identifier.issn1573-1561
dc.identifier.urihttp://ir-library.ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/8772
dc.descriptiondoi: 10.1007/BF00983795.en_US
dc.description.abstractFemales of the banana weevil,Cosmopolites sordidus, were attracted to and made longer visits to live conspecific males, trapped volatiles from males, and dissected male hindguts in a still-air olfactometer. Male weevils were attracted to volatiles trapped from males and made longer visits to live males and volatiles from males. Live females, collected volatiles from females and female hindguts, elicited small or no behavioral responses from either sex. Electroantennogram (EAG) responses from both male and female antennae were elicited by collected volatiles from males and by dichloromethane extracts of male hindguts and bodies but not by surface washes of males. No significant EAG responses were given to equivalent material from females. It is therefore suggested that male banana weevils release an aggregation pheromone via their hindgut.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherJournal of Chemical Ecologyen_US
dc.subjectColeopteraen_US
dc.subjectCurculionidaeen_US
dc.subjectCosmopolitesen_US
dc.subjectHindguten_US
dc.subjectOlfactometeren_US
dc.subjectAggregationen_US
dc.subjectEAGen_US
dc.titleEvidence for Volatile Male-produced Pheromone in Banana WeevilCosmopolites sordidus.en_US
dc.typeArticleen_US


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