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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: A Soy Wax Based System for Controlled Release of Insect Pheromones

item Dunlap, Christopher
item Behle, Robert
item Cossé, Allard

Submitted to: Controlled Release Society
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: July 26, 2006
Publication Date: July 22, 2006
Citation: Dunlap, C.A., Behle, R.W., Cosse, A.A. 2006. A soy wax based system for controlled release of insect pheromones. Proceedings of the Controlled Release Society. Paper No. A251, p. 66.

Technical Abstract: Granules composed of soy wax were evaluated for the ability to serve as an insect pheromone release system. A simple new method of producing small wax granules is reported. The concentration dependence of pheromone release is reported for the granules.

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