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  1. Developing a mealybug pheromone monitoring tool to enhance IPM practices in New Zealand vineyards
  2. Invasive potential of tropical fruit flies in temperate regions under climate change
  3. Synthesis and Electrophysiological Testing of Carbonyl Pheromone Analogues for Carposinid Moths
  4. Comparing Deliveries of Sterile Codling Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) by Two Types of Unmanned Aerial Systems and from the Ground
  5. Irradiation-induced sterility in an egg parasitoid and possible implications for the use of biological control in insect eradication
  6. Operational Parameters for the Aerial Release of Sterile Codling Moths Using an Uncrewed Aircraft System
  7. Liquid Baits with Oenococcus oeni Increase Captures of Drosophila suzukii
  8. Combined Effects of Mating Disruption, Insecticides, and the Sterile Insect Technique on Cydia pomonella in New Zealand
  9. Kairomone and Camera Trapping New Zealand Flower Thrips, Thrips obscuratus
  10. Egg Sterilisation of Irradiated Nezara viridula (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
  11. Synthesis and Biological Testing of Ester Pheromone Analogues for Two Fruitworm Moths (Carposinidae)
  12. Experimental high-density trapping of social wasps: target kairomones for workers or gynes for drones?
  13. (7Z)-Tricosene Improves Pheromone Trap Catch of Raspberry Bud Moth, Heterocrossa rubophaga
  14. Can Vibrational Playbacks Disrupt Mating or Influence Other Relevant Behaviours in Bactericera cockerelli (Triozidae: Hemiptera)?
  15. Mazes to Study the Effects of Spatial Complexity, Predation and Population Density on Mate Finding
  16. Will Peri-Urban Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Challenge Local Eradication?
  17. Electrophysiological and Behavioral Responses of Queensland Fruit Fly Females to Fruit Odors
  18. Lucerne weevil olfaction detects pheromones and plant odours
  19. Integrating sterile insect technique with the release of sterile classical biocontrol agents for eradication: is the Kamikaze Wasp Technique feasible?
  20. Can the lure and kills system for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug called "The Nazgul" work ?
  21. Sterile Male Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs Mated Competitively to Produce Sterile Eggs
  22. New BMSB Live Traps Offer Opportunities to Fight Back
  23. What do peri-urban people think of the sterile insect technique and unmanned aerial vehicles ?
  24. Odorant-Based Detection and Discrimination of Two Economic Pests in Export Apples
  25. Multiple Mating in the Citrophilous Mealybug Pseudococcus calceolariae: Implications for Mating Disruption
  26. Will growing invasive arthropod biodiversity outpace our ability for eradication?
  27. Deployment of the sex pheromone of Pseudococcus calceolariae (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) as a potential new tool for mass trapping in citrus in South Australia
  28. New lure for the biggest global pest of grapevines
  29. Combining fruit fly traps to gain efficiency
  30. Honeybee honey attracts bumblebees
  31. Incomplete sex pheromone is more sensitive to antagonists
  32. Social wasps learned to associate food with odours in the forest
  33. Crop breeding for better traits but what about pollination ?
  34. Moths detect their host plants by smell, firing specific neurones
  35. Floral scents in stonefruit orchards
  36. Kiwifruit flower odours attract pollinators
  37. Moths were habituated to pheromone, not other insects
  38. Caterpillar feeding on apple leaf releases attractive smells
  39. Sexual deception in greenhood orchids - their male fly pollinators love to visit
  40. Phenylacetonitrile plus acetic acid for Pandemis leafrollers
  41. The sterile insect technique might be technically feasible for stink bugs.
  42. Identification of in situ flower volatiles from kiwifruit ( Actinidia chinensis var. deliciosa ) cultivars and their male pollenisers in a New Zealand orchard
  43. Modelling eradication of the invasive Queensland fruit fly
  44. How does irradiation affect stink bugs ?
  45. Dose reduction and alternatives to the pheromone for grass grub IPM.
  46. Thigmotaxis Mediates Trail Odour Disruption
  47. Caterpillar feeding brings both the relatives and the parasites!
  48. Apple pest management in New Zealand has gone green
  49. Are economic fruit flies established in California ?
  50. Can fruit flies be present in California ?
  51. First record of double-edged sword effect of caterpillar-induced plant volatiles in nature
  52. Use of phenylacetonitrile plus acetic acid to monitor Pandemis pyrusana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in apple
  53. Global range expansion of pest Lepidoptera requires socially acceptable solutions
  54. Caterpillar-induced plant volatiles attract conspecific adults in nature
  55. Is mating disruption just additive with insecticides ?
  56. Currant clearwing moths go to the smell of a thistle
  57. Sex pheromones, 4-Play and virgin females - What is up in the orchard ?
  58. Sex in the grass grub - the bacteria is the middle man !
  59. Web-based automatic traps for early detection of alien wood-boring beetles
  60. Trail disruption of Argentine ants in vineyards
  61. Moth quality can be easily measured
  62. Stable Isotope Markers Differentiate between Mass-Reared and Wild Lepidoptera in Sterile Insect Technique Programs
  63. Insect Eradication Concepts and Applications
  64. Pollinator-prey conflicts in carnivorous plants: When flower and trap properties mean life or death
  65. Sex pheromones and semiochemicals offer an elegant future for pest management and biosecurity
  66. Evaluation of the synthetic sex pheromone of the obscure mealybug,Pseudococcus viburni, as an attractant to conspecific males, and to females of the parasitoidAcerophagus maculipennis
  67. Invasive Vespula Wasps Utilize Kairomones to Exploit Honeydew Produced by Sooty Scale Insects, Ultracoelostoma
  68. Advance, retreat, resettle?
  69. The stinging response of the common wasp (Vespula vulgaris): plasticity and variation in individual aggressiveness
  70. Gum Leaf Skeletoniser Antennae are Tuned to Eucalyptus Smell
  71. Wasps prefer a Smorgasbord
  72. Synthetic pheromones as a management technique - dispensers reduce Linepithema humile activity in a commercial vineyard
  73. Kiwifruit Flower Odor Perception and Recognition by Honey Bees, Apis mellifera
  74. Feasibility of Mating Disruption for Agricultural Pest Eradication in an Urban Environment: Light Brown Apple Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Perth
  75. Nest-based information transfer and foraging activation in the common wasp (Vespula vulgaris)
  76. Can we replace toxicants, achieve biosecurity, and generate market position with semiochemicals?
  77. New Zealand pest management: current and future challenges
  78. Accelerating Mass Trapping
  79. Influence of the Pathogen Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum on Tomato Host Plant Volatiles and Psyllid Vector Settlement
  80. Can fruit flies be eradicated ?
  81. Female sex pheromone proved fatal to the male apple leafcurling midges
  82. New Thrips obscuratus lures from ripe peaches
  83. Volatiles in fermented brown sugar attract wasps
  84. Attractiveness of Fermentation and Related Products to Spotted Wing Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae)
  85. New lures for codling moths
  86. Disruption of Foraging by a Dominant Invasive Species to Decrease Its Competitive Ability
  87. What Magnitude Are Observed Non-Target Impacts from Weed Biocontrol?
  88. Light brown apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) colonization of California
  89. Peach gamma lactone attracts thrips
  90. Characterization of olfactory receptor neurons for pheromone candidate and plant volatile compounds in the clover root weevil, Sitona lepidus
  91. Applying pest management thinking to eradication
  92. Male moths had a wider host range than females in an Australian tussock moth
  93. Insect Eradication and Containment of Invasive Alien Species
  94. Communication Disruption of Guava Moth (Coscinoptycha improbana) Using a Pheromone Analog Based on Chain Length
  95. Determinants of successful arthropod eradication programs
  96. Attractiveness and competitiveness of irradiated light brown apple moths
  97. Benefits from biological control of weeds in New Zealand range from negligible to massive: A retrospective analysis
  98. Apple Volatiles Synergize the Response of Codling Moth to Pear Ester
  99. Vespula vulgaris(Hymenoptera: Vespidae) gynes use a sex pheromone to attract males
  100. Improving the Efficiency of Lepidopteran Pest Detection and Surveillance: Constraints and Opportunities for Multiple-Species Trapping
  101. Identification and electrophysiological studies of (4S,5S)-5-hydroxy-4-methyl-3-heptanone and 4-methyl-3,5-heptanedione in male lucerne weevils
  102. Communication disruption of light brown apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana) using a four-component sex pheromone blend
  103. Sex pheromone of a "yellow peach moth"
  104. Communication Disruption of Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) By Using Two Formulations at Four Point Source Densities in Vineyards
  105. Volatiles from Apple Trees Infested with Light Brown Apple Moth Larvae Attract the Parasitoid Dolichogenidia tasmanica
  106. Aerial Application of Pheromones for Mating Disruption of an Invasive Moth as a Potential Eradication Tool
  107. Aerosol delivery of trail pheromone disrupts the foraging of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta
  108. Development of single-dispenser pheromone suppression of Epiphyas postvittana, Planotortrix octo and Ctenopseustis obliquana in New Zealand stone fruit orchards
  109. Combining Tactics to Exploit Allee Effects for Eradication of Alien Insect Populations
  110. Irradiation of Adult Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae): Egg Sterility in Parental and F1 Generations
  111. Pollinator-prey conflict in carnivorous plants
  112. Radiation Biology and Inherited Sterility of Light Brown Apple Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae): Developing a Sterile Insect Release Program
  113. Sampling Efficacy for the Red Imported Fire AntSolenopsis invicta(Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
  114. Argentine Ant Trail Pheromone Disruption is Mediated by Trail Concentration
  115. Modeling the Sterile Insect Technique for Suppression of Light Brown Apple Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  116. Worldwide Host Plants of the Highly Polyphagous, Invasive Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  117. Comparative Fitness of Irradiated Light Brown Apple Moths (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in a Wind Tunnel, Hedgerow, and Vineyard
  118. Honeybees Apis mellifera can detect the scent of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
  119. Patterns of Mitochondrial Haplotype Diversity in the Invasive Pest Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  120. New Sex Pheromone Blend for the Lightbrown Apple Moth, Epiphyas postvittana
  121. Mobile mating disruption of light-brown apple moths using pheromone-treated sterile Mediterranean fruit flies
  122. Optimizing biocontrol using phenological day degree models: the European earwig in pipfruit orchards
  123. Feasibility study on cytological sperm bundle assessment of F1 progeny of irradiated male painted apple moth (Teia anartoides Walker; Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) for the sterile insect technique
  124. Using insects as potential vectors ofFusarium tumidumto control gorse
  125. 10.1023/A:1019246808211
  126. A Conceptual Model for Assessing the Minimum Size Area for an Area-Wide Integrated Pest Management Program
  127. Trail Pheromone Disruption of Red Imported Fire Ant
  128. Corrigendum to “Chrysanthemyl 2-acetoxy-3-methylbutanoate: the sex pheromone of the citrophilous mealybug, Pseudococcus calceolariae” [Tetrahedron Lett. 51 (2010) 1075]
  129. Pheromone synthesis. Part 243: Synthesis and biological evaluation of (3R,13R,1′S)-1′-ethyl-2′-methylpropyl 3,13-dimethylpentadecanoate, the major component of the sex pheromone of Paulownia bagworm, Clania variegata, and its stereoisomers
  130. Improved quality management to enhance the efficacy of the sterile insect technique for lepidopteran pests
  131. Fatty Acid-amino Acid Conjugates Diversification in Lepidopteran Caterpillars
  132. Chrysanthemyl 2-acetoxy-3-methylbutanoate: the sex pheromone of the citrophilous mealybug, Pseudococcus calceolariae
  133. Twenty years of Argentine ants in New Zealand: past research and future priorities for applied management
  134. Evidence of active or passive downwind dispersal in mark–release–recapture of moths
  135. Trail Pheromone Disruption of Argentine Ant Trail Formation and Foraging
  136. Invasion Biology, Ecology, and Management of the Light Brown Apple Moth (Tortricidae)
  137. Do carnivorous plants use volatiles for attracting prey insects?
  138. Potential of “Lure and Kill” in Long-Term Pest Management and Eradication of Invasive Species
  139. Attraction and antennal response of the common wasp, Vespula vulgaris (L.), to selected synthetic chemicals in New Zealand beech forests
  140. Attraction of New Zealand Flower Thrips, Thrips obscuratus, to cis-Jasmone, a Volatile Identified from Japanese Honeysuckle Flowers
  141. Ant dominance in urban areas
  142. Cytological Attributes of Sperm Bundles Unique to F 1 Progeny of Irradiated Male Lepidoptera: Relevance to Sterile Insect Technique Programs
  143. Floral attractants for the female soybean looper,Thysanoplusia orichalcea(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
  144. Pheromone Disruption of Argentine Ant Trail Integrity
  145. Microbial population and diversity on the exoskeletons of four insect species associated with gorse (Ulex europaeus L.)
  146. Factors influencing pathogenicity ofFusarium tumidumon gorse (Ulex europaeus)
  147. Major Sex Pheromone Components of the Australian Gum Leaf Skeletonizer Uraba lugens: (10E,12Z)-Hexadecadien-1-yl Acetate and (10E,12Z)-Hexadecadien-1-ol
  148. Mass Trapping of Prays nephelomima (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae) in Citrus Orchards: Optimizing Trap Design and Density
  149. Mass Trapping of Prays nephelomima (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae) in Citrus Orchards: Optimizing Trap Design and Density
  150. Evaluation of lure dispensers for fruit fly surveillance in New Zealand
  151. Odour quality discrimination for behavioural antagonist compounds in three tortricid species
  152. Floral Scent of Canada Thistle and Its Potential as a Generic Insect Attractant
  153. Modelling the effects of inherited sterility for the application of the sterile insect technique
  154. Evaluation of dyes for marking painted apple moths (Teia anartoides Walker, Lep. Lymantriidae) used in a sterile insect release program
  155. Behavioural and electrophysiological responses of Pantomorus cervinus (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to host plant volatiles
  156. Efficacy of the pear ester as a monitoring tool for codling mothCydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in New Zealand apple orchards
  157. Positive Interaction of a Feeding Attractant and a Host Kairomone for Trapping the Codling Moth, Cydia pomonella (L.)
  158. Can Ménage-À-Trois be Used for Controlling Insects?
  159. Trapping Dasinuera mali (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Apples
  160. Trapping Dasinuera mali (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Apples
  161. Using a pheromone lure survey to establish the native and potential distribution of an invasive Lepidopteran, Uraba lugens
  162. Field records of painted apple moth (Teia anartoides Walker: Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) on plants and inanimate objects in Auckland, New Zealand
  163. (11Z,13E)-Hexadecadien-1-yl Acetate: Sex Pheromone of the Grass Webworm Herpetogramma licarsisalis—Identification, Synthesis, and Field Bioassays
  164. (Z)-11-Hexadecenal and (3Z,6Z,9Z)-Tricosatriene: Sex Pheromone Components of the Red Banded Mango Caterpillar Deanolis sublimbalis
  165. Field electroantennogram and trap assessments of aerosol pheromone dispensers for disrupting mating inEpiphyas postvittana
  166. Examination of sex attractants for monitoring weed biological control agents in Hawaii
  167. Nationwide survey for invasive wood-boring and bark beetles (Coleoptera) using traps baited with pheromones and kairomones
  168. Frass sampling and baiting indicate European earwig (Forficula auricularia) foraging in orchards
  169. Identification of Sex Pheromone Components of a New Zealand Geometrid Moth, the Common Forest Looper Pseudocoremia suavis, Reveals a Possible Species Complex
  170. Effect of irradiation on female painted apple moth Teia anartoides (Lep., Lymantriidae) sterility and attractiveness to males
  171. Sex pheromone of Australian guava moth
  172. Uraba lugens (Lepidoptera: Nolidae) in New Zealand: Pheromone Trapping for Delimitation and Phenology
  173. Sex Pheromone of the Citrus Flower Moth Prays nephelomima: Pheromone Identification, Field Trapping Trials, and Phenology
  174. Effects of Substerilizing Doses of Gamma Radiation on Adult Longevity and Level of Inherited Sterility in Teia anartoides (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae)
  175. Identification Of Sex Pheromone Components Of The Painted Apple Moth: A Tussock Moth With A Thermally Labile Pheromone Component
  176. Optimization of Pheromone Lure and Trap Characteristics for Currant Clearwing, Synanthedon tipuliformis
  177. Volatile Constituents of Fermented Sugar Baits and Their Attraction to Lepidopteran Species
  178. Behavioural observations of mating disruption in three lepidopteran pests
  179. Can Parasitoid Sex Pheromones Help in Insect Biocontrol? A Case Study of Codling Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and Its ParasitoidAscogaster quadridentata(Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
  180. Leafroller larval and adult phenology at two Canterbury, New Zealand, organic apple orchards
  181. Factors affecting feeding site preferences of lightbrown apple moth,epiphyas postvittana(lepidoptera: Tortricidae), on apple trees in New Zealand
  182. Issues affecting the use of pheromones and other semiochemicals in orchards
  183. Simulating the Impact of Cross Resistance Between Bt toxins in Transformed Clover and Apples in New Zealand
  184. Progression in field infestation is linked with trapping of coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Col., Scolytidae)
  185. Development of an Attracticide Against Light Brown Apple Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  186. Ecological impact of three pest management systems in New Zealand apple orchards
  187. Control of Light Brown Apple Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Using an Attracticide
  188. Sex Attractant-based Monitoring of a Biological Control Agent of Gorse
  189. Mating disruption for the control of leafrollers on apricots
  190. Abundance of leafrollers and their parasitoids on selected host plants in New Zealand
  191. Polyethylene Dispensers Generate Large-Scale Temporal Fluctuations in Pheromone Concentration
  192. Response to Leslie M. McDonough
  193. Defining Interaction between Electroantennogram Responses of Epiphyas postvittana (lepidoptera: Tortricidae) to Pheromone and Other Volatiles
  194. Inbreeding in the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) estimated from endosulfan resistance phenotype frequencies
  195. Electroantennogram and oviposition responses ofEpiphyas postvittana(Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) to plant volatiles
  196. Behavioral responses of leafroller larvae to apple leaves and fruit
  197. Orientation disruption of Planotortrix octo using pheromone or inhibitor blends
  198. Point Source Distribution Affects Pheromone Spike Frequency and Communication Disruption of Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  199. Genetics of Endosulfan Resistance in Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Scolytidae): Implications for Mode of Sex Determination
  200. Factors influencing codling moth larval response to α-farnesene
  201. Large‐scale trials of mating disruption of lightbrown apple moth in Nelson, New Zealand
  202. A temperature-dependent model for predicting release rates of pheromone from a polyethylene tubing dispenser
  203. Measurement of airborne pheromone concentrations using electroantennograms: Interactions between environmental volatiles and pheromone
  204. Differentiation of the endemic New Zealand greenheaded and brownheaded leafroller moths by restriction fragment length variation in the ribosomal gene complex
  205. Field Electroantennogram and Behavioral Responses of Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Under Low Pheromone and Inhibitor Concentrations
  206. Dispersal ofEpiphyas postvittana(Walker) andPlanotortrix octoDugdale (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) at a Canterbury, New Zealand orchard
  207. Absorption and release of pheromone ofEpiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) by apple leaves
  208. Cross resistance between insecticides in coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) from New Caledonia
  209. Geographic changes in leafroller species composition in Nelson orchards
  210. Cline in Frequency of Azinphosmethyl Resistance in Light Brown Apple Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  211. Pheromone trapping of orchard lepidopterous pests in Central Otago, New Zealand
  212. Conditions that Favor Mating Disruption of Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  213. Spray deposition in relation to endosulfan resistance in coffee berry borer (Hypothenemus hampei) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in New Caledonia
  214. Field Selection for Endosulfan Resistance in Coffee Berry Borer (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in New Caledonia
  215. Evaluation of a rapid bioassay for diagnosing endosulfan resistance in coffee berry borer,Hypothenemus hampei(Ferrari) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae)
  216. Small Scale Trials of Mating Disruption of Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  217. Effects of Host Plants on the Toxicity of Azinphosmethyl to Susceptible and Resistant Light Brown Apple Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  218. Cross-resistance in the lightbrown apple mothEpiphyas postvittana(Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  219. Selection with azinphosmethyl influences glutathione S-transferase activity in the light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  220. Monitoring of endosulfan and lindane resistance in the coffee berry borer Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in New Caledonia
  221. Resistance management of lightbrown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) by mating disruption
  222. Correlation of azinphosmethyl resistance with detoxication enzyme activity in the light brown apple moth Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  223. Disruption of Light-Brown Apple Moth Epiphyas-Postvittana (Walker) (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) Trapping in Nelson, New-Zealand
  224. Dynamics of Azinphosmethyl Resistance in Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  225. Investigations into the biochemical basis of azinphosmethyl resistance in the light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  226. Decision analysis of insecticide resistance in light-brown apple moth
  227. Management of resistance in horticultural pests and beneficial species in New Zealand
  228. Toxicity of insecticides toEpiphyas postvittana(Walker) andPlanotortrix excessana(Walker) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  229. Pheromone Use in Insecticide Resistance Surveys of Lightbrown Apple Moths (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
  230. Etude de la rémanence de l'azinphos-méthyl utilisé contre Epiphyas postvittana Walker (Lepid. : Tortricidae) en Nouvelle-Zélande
  231. Insecticide Resistance in the Light Brown Apple Moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae): Larval Response to Azinphosnlethyl
  232. Laboratory studies on the praying mantisOrthodera ministralis(Mantodea: Mantidae)
  233. Organic wastewater effects on benthic invertebrates in the Manawatu River
  234. Cermatulus nasalisandOechalia schellembergii(Hemiptera : Pentatomidae) as predators of Eucalyptus tortoise beetle larvae,Paropsis charybdis(Coleoptera : Chrysomelidae), in New Zealand
  235. Optimizing Strate gies for Eradication of Discrete-Generation Lepidopteran Pests Using Inherited Sterility
  236. Eradication of the Australian Painted Apple Moth Teia anartoides in New Zealand: Trapping, Inherited Sterility, and Male Competitiveness