Insect attractant compositions

Patent Number: 9386766

Patent Date: 2016-07-12

Patent type: utility

An attractant composition suitable for attracting Lepidopterous insects, particularly Helicoverpa armigera, for use as an insect lure in a control method aimed at reducing pest damage to crops. The preferred attractant composition comprises phenylacetaldehyde, salicylaldehyde and at least one compound selected from the group comprising: methyl-2-methoxybenzoate, linalool and limonene.


First Name Last Name City State Country
Alan Cork - - -


Section Class Sub Class Group Sub Group
A 01 N 35 04
A 01 N 35 02
A 01 N 37 40
A 01 N 49 00


Organization First Name Last Name City State Country
University of Greenwich - - - - -