Development of a novel repellant compound for the potential management of the northern tamarisk beetle (Diorhabda carinulata). Repellant has been shown to be effective on reproductive adults and alter the behaviors of 1st and 2nd instar larvae. Continued development and field deployment of this repellent compound may provide a new tool for the management of D. carinulata.

Alexander M Gaffke, Sharlene E Sing, Jocelyn G Millar, Tom L Dudley, Daniel W Bean, Robert K D Peterson, David K Weaver, An Herbivore-Induced Plant Volatile From Saltcedar (Tamarix spp.) Is Repellent to Diorhabda carinulata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), Environmental Entomology, Volume 49, Issue 5, October 2020, Pages 1063–1070,

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