Determination of volatile substances in olives and their effect on reproduction of the olive fruit fly

Anastasia Kokkari, Panagiotis Milonas, Eirini Anastasaki, Georgios Floros, Nikos Kouloussis & Dimitrios Koveos
Females of the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae lay their eggs on olives mainly using fruit volatile stimuli. Using GC-MS analysis, we determined the chemical composition of the volatile blend emitted from field-collected olive fruit of cv. Megaritiki, at different stages of growth. The identified chemicals were tested in the laboratory with regard to their effect on mating and egg production of the fly. GC-MS analysis demonstrated qualitative and quantitative differences in the headspace blend...
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