attractancy


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attractancy

(ə-trăk′tən-sē) also

attractance

(-təns)
n.
The capacity, as of a pheromone, to attract.
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Color attractancy was also reported for the closely related species, Tropinota squalida (Scop) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Cetoniinae), adults of which were sampled in the following numbers: white traps (229 individuals), light blue traps (189), and pink traps (108) (Ortu et al.
Additionally, there were no significant differences in attractancy to the Mediterranean fruit fly when the trimethylamine was combined with ammonium acetate/putrescine unit when compared to the 3 individual BioLure dispensers.
These differences may have been related to sunlight or other environmental factors that affect the attractancy of the yellow traps more than blue traps.