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Record number 414796
Title Attractant compositions for weevils of the genus Otiorhynchus and uses thereof
Author(s) Bruck, D.J.; Tol, R.W.H.M. van; Griepink, F.C.
Source Octrooinummer: 20110302823, verleend: 2011-12-15.
Department(s) PRI BIOINT Entomology & Virology
Publication type Patent
Publication year 2011
Abstract The present invention relates to formulations of volatile organic compounds having effects on Otiorhynchus weevils e.g., Otiorhynchus sulcatus. In some embodiments, volatile organic compounds selected from (E)-2-hexenol, (Z)-2-pentenol, methyl eugenol and a combination thereof are effective for attracting Otiorhynchus weevils. The invention also relates to traps and particularly to a "weevil trap" combined with any one or more of the disclosed volatile organic compounds selected from (E)-2-hexenol, (Z)-2-pentenol, methyl eugenol, and light which are effective for monitoring and controlling Otiorhynchus weevils
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