Identification of Conogethes spp. pheromones for pest control purposes in Alpinia

Identification of Conogethes spp. pheromones for pest control purposes in Alpinia

Two species of caterpillars Conogethes pluto Butler and Conogethes punctiferalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) have become major pests of Alpinia and other ornamental gingers in the Northern Territory (NT) and Queensland, Australia. These pests damage the flowers and bore into and kill … Continued