Sex Attractants in Frass from Bark Beetles

J. P. Vite, D. L. Wood, R. M. Silverstein, J. O. Rodin
1967 Science  
Shortly after Kangas et al. (1) reported that a-terpineol was the major component of a primary host attractant for Blastophagus piniperda L., Silverstein, Rodin, and Wood (2) revealed the identity of three other terpene alcohols that play a role in the orientation of bark beetles. However, Silverstein et al. concluded, from laboratory bioassay, that a mixture of the three terpene alcohols they had isolated and identified from the frass produced by male Ips confusus (LeC.) represents
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