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Methyl Eugenol

Methyl Eugenol

Specifications

Brand Fenton
Purity 99 %
Usage/Application Attractant
Colour Slight yellow transparent liquid
Target Pest Bactrocera Dorsalis
Case No 93-15-2
Molecular Weight 179 g/mol

Additional Information

Product Code FENTONMETHYLEUGENOL
Min. Order Quantity 5 Litre
Delivery Time 4-5 Days

Description

  • Methyl Eugenol is a type of phenylpropanoid element which means the methyl ether of eugenol. It is produced by methylation of eugenol and has alkyl group attached to its benzene ring. Methyl Eugenol is found in various essential oils.
  • Its IUPAC name is 1,2-Dimethoxy-4(prop-2-en-1-yl) benzene. Methyl eugenol will be used in insect traps and lure products to attract certain fruit flies such as the Oriental fruit fly on affected food crops. Methyl eugenol (4-allyl-1,2-dimethoxybenzene-carboxylate) and cue-lure [4-(p-acetoxyphenyl)-2-butanone] are highly attractive kairomone lures to oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel), and melon fly, B. cucurbitae (Coquillett), respectively.


Fruit Flies Attracted To Methyl Eugenol Block:

  • Bactrocera dorsalis
  • Bactrocera zonata
  • Bactrocera correcta
  • Bactrocera papayae
  • Bactrocera musae
  • Bactrocera invadens 


Usage Sites: 
Methyl Eugenol is expected to be used initially in producing end products that attract and inactivate melon flies on such crops as Mango, Guava, Papaya, Citrus & all fruit crops.

 

For Monitoring

  • No. of lures per KM2 : 1
  • Timing: Through-out the year
  • Replacement: Once in 30 – 40 days
  • Total lures to be used per KM2 : 8 – 12/ year


For Area-wide Control

  • No. of lures per Acre: 6 – 10
  • Timing: From fruit-set to harvest
  • Replacement: Once in 30 – 40 days
  • Total lures to be used in a season per acre: 12-20 or 18-30 depending on the crop

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Technical Specification

TEST PARAMETERS  STANDARDS  ACTUAL RESULTS 
Appearance Clear Oily Liquid Clear Oily Liquid
Color Colorless to pale yellow Pale Yellow
Refractive Index 1.532 – 1.536 1.53
Density (g/ml )at 200C 1.032 – 1.036 g/ml 1.034 g/ml
Assay ( GC ) Min 99% 0.99

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