Click beetles and pheromones – an overview


Abstract: Based on experience gained from the widely used moth pheromones. It was hoped thatif pheromones of click beetles became known, they could be applied in similar ways in IPMstrategies for the control of wireworms. A brief overview is presented on results of identificationefforts of click beetle pheromones, new questions arising in the categorization of thesepheromones into the class sex or aggregation pheromones, options for the development offemale-targeted lures, and application perspectives.

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