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Abstract

cis-7-Tetradecen-1-ol acetate: a sex pheromone component of the spotted cutworm moth, Amathes c-nigrum L.

Abstract

It was confirmed from bioassay with an active substance which was extracted and identified from abdominal tips of adult females of Xestia c-nigrum (L.) (Amathes c-nigrum) that in Japan, cis-7-tetradecenyl acetate is the major component of the female sex pheromone [see RAE/A 65, 4204].