Patent Number: 6,310,003

Title: Composition of chemicals for manipulating the behavior of the orange wheat blossom midge, sitodiplosis mosellana (Gehin)

Abstract: The invention relates to a composition and procedure for manipulating the behavior of the orange wheat blossom midge, Sitodiplosis mosellana. More importantly, this invention relates to the preparation and use of 2,7-nonanediyl dibutyrate or stereoisomers thereof for manipulating the behavior of S. mosellana.

Inventors: Gries; Regine (Coqvitlam, CA), Gries; Gerhard (Coqvitlam, CA), Grigori; Khaskin (Port Moody, CA), Owen; Olfert (Sashatoon, CA), Kaminski; Lori-Ann (Sashatoon, CA)

Assignee: Simon Fraser University

International Classification: A01N 37/12 (20060101); C07C 69/00 (20060101); C07C 69/003 (20060101); A01N 037/00 (); C07C 069/00 (); C07C 067/48 (); C07C 069/34 (); C07C 067/30 (); C07C 067/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018