Techniques in Pheromone Research

Techniques in Pheromone Research

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ISBN-13: 9781461297437
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/08/2011
Series: Springer Series in Experimental Entomology
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1. Bombykol Revisited—Reflections on a Pioneering Period and on Some of Its Consequences.- 2. Techniques for Behavioral Bioassays.- 3. Wind Tunnels in Pheromone Research.- 4. Field Trapping with Attractants: Methods and Interpretation.- 5. Electroantennogram Assays: Rapid and Convenient Screening Procedures for Pheromones.- 6. Combined Gas Chromatography and Electroantennogram Recording of Insect Olfactory Responses.- 7. The Coupled Gas Chromatography—Single Cell Recording Technique.- 8. The Tandem Gas Chromatography—Behavior Bioassay.- 9. Technique and Equipment for Collection of Volatile Chemicals from Individual, Natural, or Artificial Sources.- 10. Techniques for Extracting and Collecting Sex Pheromones from Live Insects and from Artificial Sources.- 11. Techniques for Purifying, Analyzing, and Identifying Pheromones.- 12. The Significance of Chirality: Methods for Determining Absolute Configuration and Optical Purity of Pheromones and Related Compounds.- 13. Tabulations of Selected Methods of Syntheses That Are Frequently Employed for Insect Sex Pheromones, Emphasizing the Literature of 1977–1982.- 14. Survey of Pheromone Uses in Pest Control.- Index 451.

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