Production of Tobacco Hornworm Moths1from Field-Collected Larvae2
Authors: ALLEN, NORMAN; KINARD, W. S.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 62, Number 5, October 1969 , pp. 1068-1071(4)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Large numbers of virgin female moths of Manduca sexta (Johannson) were needed for collection, isolation, and identification of a sex pheromone that attracts the male moth. An outdoor method that was used for producing the moths from larvae collected on growers' farms or from tobacco grown under shade cloth is described.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: October 1, 1969
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