Wysłany: Pią 17:39, 16 Mar 2007 Temat postu: pheromones
Interesting information. The odour sense is very important for insects. It is used for finding food, escaping enemies and finding a mate. Odours used to send messages between individuals of the same species are called pheromones.
The class of pheromones most widely explored are the sex pheromones in insects. In most cases it is produced by a female to attract a male of the same species
When used in combination with traps
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