Methodology for Determining the Release Rates of Pheromones from Hollow Fibers

  • J. Weatherston
  • M. A. Golub
  • T. W. Brooks
  • Y. Y. Huang
  • M. H. Benn

Abstract

In the quest for efficacious, environmentally acceptable agents for the control of pest insects, strategies involving the use of pheromones, attractants and other behavior modifying chemicals have been receiving much attention and publicity. To ensure viability of behavior modifying chemicals as an alternative to conventional insecticides, a necessary feature of their formulation is a controlled release system, in which the 2 vital criteria are rate of release of the semiochemical and the longevity of the formulation.

Keywords

High Performance Liquid Chromatography Corn Polyethylene Rubber Aldehyde 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Weatherston
    • 1
  • M. A. Golub
    • 1
  • T. W. Brooks
    • 1
  • Y. Y. Huang
    • 2
  • M. H. Benn
    • 2
  1. 1.Controlled Release DivisionAlbany InternationalNeedham HeightsUSA
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryThe University of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

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