Journal of Chemical Ecology

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 719–725 | Cite as

In defense of “kairomone” as a class of chemical releasing stimuli

  • Paul J. Weldon
Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul J. Weldon
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  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of TennesseeKnoxville

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