attractant


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attractant

(ə-trăk′tənt)
n.
A substance, such as a pheromone, that attracts insects or other animals.

attractant

a material used to attract animals for capture purposes.
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It produced 25 times more of the expected attractant than had previously been achieved in transgenic Arabidopsis plants.
Attractant plants are a wonderful way to help protect your plants from pests, but organic gardening is all about achieving a natural balance.
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Khrimian and Aldrich published results in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry and in Tetrahedron, showing that a compound identified as a pheromone of another stink bug was also a late-season attractant for the BMSB.
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These chemicals are secreted by humans and often function as an attractant of the opposite sex.
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