Search for dissertations about: "John Pickett"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words John Pickett.

  1. 1. Isolation, Synthesis and Structure-Activity Relationships of Antifeedants against the Pine Weevil, Hylobius Abietis

    Author : Carina Eriksson; Christina Moberg; John Pickett; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Pine weevil; Hylobius abietis; semiochemicals; antifeedant; feeding deterrent; feeding stimulant; bark extract; carboxylic acid; piperidine alkaloids; structure-activity; cinnamic aldehyde; benzaldehyde; Organic chemistry; Organisk kemi;

    Abstract : The large pine weevil, Hylobius abietis L., is a major insect pest on conifer seedlings in northern Europe. Due to its feeding newly planted trees get girdled, resulting in high seedling mortality (up to 80%). As a consequence great financial losses to the forest industry occur. READ MORE