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Olfactometer screening of repellent essential oils against the pollen beetle (Meligethes spp.)

Daniel, Claudia (2014) Olfactometer screening of repellent essential oils against the pollen beetle (Meligethes spp.). Poster at: Xth European Congress of Entomology, York, UK, 3-8 August 2014.

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Summary

Essential oils can have an impact on pollen beetle (Meligethes spp.) host plant location behaviour.Highest repellency values were obtained for Mentha arvensis, Cymbopogon flexuosus, and Litsea cubeba.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:Meligethes, essential oils, pest control, repellent
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Plant Protection and Biodiversity
Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Entomolgy
Deposited By: Daniel, Dr. Claudia
ID Code:26853
Deposited On:27 Aug 2014 10:23
Last Modified:28 Aug 2014 07:21
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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