Handbook of Insect Pheromones and Sex Attractants: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Insect Pheromones and Sex Attractants

1st Edition

By Marion S. Mayer

CRC Press

1,091 pages

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Hardback: 9781315893952
pub: 2018-01-10
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This book focuses on chemicals that effect aggregation for mating and elicit sexual behavior in insects, mites, and ticks, mainly on "sex pheromonal" or "mating" activity. These pheromones are useful to both agriculture science and industry because of their potential as detection and control agents.

Table of Contents

Part I: Insect Sex Pheromones 1. List of Genera by Order and Family 2. List of Species 3. Entries in Order of Genera 4. Index to Footnoted Species 5. Index to Common Names 6. Index to Chemicals Part II: Chemistry of Insect Sex Pheromones 7. Pheromone Synthesis Table of Contents 8. Pheromone Synthesis 9. General Analytical Methods 10. General Synthetic Methods

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General