Sex Pheromones of the Southern Armyworm Moth: Isolation, Identification, and Synthesis

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Science  30 Oct 1970:
Vol. 170, Issue 3957, pp. 542-544
DOI: 10.1126/science.170.3957.542


Two sex pheromones have been isolated from the female southern armyworm moth, Prodenia eridania (Cramer), and identified as cis-9-tetradecen-1-ol acetate, identical with the sex pheromone of the fall armyworm moth, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith), and cis-9,trans-12-tetradecadien-1-ol acetate.

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