Last changed: 17 December 2012

List of publications until 2010


Chen GF, Zhang QH, Wang YJ, Liu GT, Zhou XM, Niu JF, Schlyter F. 2010. Catching Ips duplicatus (Sahlberg) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) with pheromone-baited traps: optimal trap type, colour, height and distance to infestation. Pest Management Science 66:213-219

​Harraca V, Ignell R, Lofstedt C, Ryne C. 2010. Characterization of the antennal olfactory system of the bed bug (Cimex lectularius). Chemical Senses 35:195-204

​Tasin M, Bäckman A-C, Anfora G, Carlin S, Ioriatti C, Witzgall P. 2010. Attraction of female grapevine moth to common and specific olfactory cues from 2 host plants. Chemical Senses 35:57-64

​Witzgall P, Trematerra P, Liblikas I, Bengtsson M, Unelius CR. 2010. Pheromone communication channels in tortricid moths: lower specificity of alcohol vs. acetate geometric isomer blends. Bulletin of entomological Research (online first)

​Witzgall P, Kirsch P, Cork A. 2010. Sex pheromones and their impact on pest management. Journal of chemical Ecology 36:80-100


Andersson MN, Larsson MC, Schlyter F. 2009. Specificity and redundancy in the olfactory system of the bark beetle Ips typographus: Single-cell responses to ecologically relevant odors. Journal of Insect Physiology 55:556-567

​Andersson MN, Haftmann J, Stuart JJ, Cambron SE, Harris MO, Foster SP, Franke S, Francke W, Hillbur Y. 2009. Identification of sex pheromone components of the Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor. Journal of chemical Ecology 35:81-95

​Balkenius A, Bisch-Knaden S, Hansson B. 2009. Interaction of visual and odour cues in the mushroom body of the hawkmoth Manduca sexta. Journal of experimental Biology 212:535-541

​Bengtsson JM, Wolde-Hawariat Y, Khbaish H, Negash M, Jembere B, Seyoum E, Hansson BS, Larsson MC, Hillbur Y. 2009. Field attractants for Pachnoda interrupta selected by means of GC-EAD and single sensillum screening. Journal of chemical Ecology 35:1063-1076

​Boddum T, Skals N, Wiren M, Baur R, Rauscher S, Hillbur Y. 2009. Optimisation of the pheromone blend of the swede midge, Contarinia nasturtii, for monitoring. Pest Management Science 65:851-856

​Hill SR, Hansson BS, Ignell R. 2009. Characterisation of antennal trichoid sensilla from host seeking female Culex quinquefasciatus Say. Chemical Senses 34:231-252

​Ignell R, Root CM, Birse RT, Wang JW, Nässel DR, Winther ÅME (2009) Presynaptic peptidergic modulation of olfactory receptor neurons in Drosophila. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106:13070-13075

​Karlsson MF, Birgersson G, Cotes AM, Bosa CF, Bengtsson M, Witzgall P. 2009. Plant odor analysis of potato: response of Guatemalan moth to above- and belowground potato volatiles. Journal of agricultural and Food Chemistry 57:5903-5909

​Martel V, Anderson P, Hansson BS, Schlyter F. 2009. Peripheral modulation of olfaction by physiological state in the Egyptian leaf worm Spodoptera littoralis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Insect Physiology 9:793-797


Eriksson C, Månsson PE, Sjödin K, Schlyter F. 2008. Antifeedants and feeding stimulants in bark extracts of ten woody non-host species of the pine weevil, Hylobius abietis. Journal of Chemical Ecology 34:1290-1297

Ghaninia M, Larsson M, Hansson BS, Ignell R. 2008. Natural odor ligands for olfactory receptor neurons of the female mosquito Aedes aegypti: use of gas chromatography-linked single sensillum recordings. Journal of experimental Biology 211:3020-3027 

Jönsson M, Anderson P. 2008. Emission of oilseed rape volatiles after pollen beetle infestation; behavioural and electrophysiological responses in the parasitoid Phradis morionellus. Chemoecology 17:201-207

Karpati Z, Dekker T, Hansson BS. 2008. Reversed functional topology in the antennal lobe of the male European corn borer. Journal of experimental Biology 211:2841-2848

Knudsen GK, Bengtsson M, Kobro S, Jaastad G, Hofsvang T, Witzgall P. Discrepancy in laboratory and field attraction of apple fruit moth Argyresthia conjugella to host plant volatiles. Physiological Entomology 33:1-6

Siju KP, Hansson BS, Ignell R. 2008. Immunocytochemical localization of serotonin in the central and peripheral chemosensory system of mosquitoes. Arthropod Structure and Development 37:248-259

Shtykova L, Masuda M, Eriksson C, Sjödin K, Marling E, Schlyter F, Nydén M. 2008. Latex coatings containing antifeedants: formulation, characterization, and application for protection of conifer seedlings against pine weevil feeding. Progress in Organic Coatings 63:160-166

Svensson GP, Larsson MC. 2008. Enantiomeric specificity in a pheromone- kairomone system of two threatened saproxylic beetles, Osmoderma eremita and Elater ferrugineus. Journal of chemical Ecology 34:189-197

Witzgall P, Stelinski L, Gut L, Thomson D. 2008. Codling moth management and chemical ecology. Annual Review of Entomology 53:503-522


Anderson P, Hansson BS, Nilsson U, Han Q, Sjöholm M, Skals N, Anton S. 2007. Increased behavioural and neuronal sensitivity to sex pheromone after brief odour experience in a moth. Chemical Senses 32: 483-491

Cook SM, Jönsson M, Skellern MP, Murray DA, Anderson P, Powell W. 2007. Responses of Phradis parasotoids to volatiles pf lavender, Lavendula angustifolia, a possible repellent for their host, Meligethes aeneus. Biocontrol 52: 591-598

Coracini MDA, Zarbin PHG, Bengtsson M, Kovaleski A, Vilela EF, Torezan LL, Hickel ER, Witzgall P. 2007. Effect of photoperiod and temperature on the development of Bonagota salubricola. Physiological Entomology 32:394-398

Faccoli M, Schlyter F. 2007. Conifer phenolic resistance markers are bark beetle antifeedant semiochemicals. Agriculture and Forest Entomology 9: 237-245

Ghaninia M, Hansson BS, Ignell R. 2007. The antennal lobe of the African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae - innervation and three-dimensional reconstruction. Arthropod Structure and Development 36: 23-39

Jönsson M, Rosdahl K, Anderson P. 2007. Responses to olfactory and visual cues by over-wintered and summer generations of the pollen beetle, Meligethes aeneus. Physiological Entomology 32:188-193

Sadek MM, Anderson P. 2007. Modulation of reproductive behavior of Spodoptera littoralis by host and nonhost plant leaves. Basic and applied Ecology 8:444-452

Tasin M, Bäckman A-C, Coracini M, Casado D, Ioriatti C, Witzgall P. 2007. Synergism and redundancy in a plant volatile blend attracting grapevine moth females. Phytochemistry 68:203-209

Zhang Q-H, Schlyter F, Chen GF, Wang Y. 2007. Electrophysiological and behavioral responses of Ips subelongatus to semiochemicals from its hosts, nonhosts and conspecifics in China. Journal of chemical Ecology 33:391-404

Zhang Q-H, Schlyter F, Liu G-T, Birgersson G. 2007. Electrophysiological and behavioural responses of Ips duplicatus to aggregation pheromone in Inner Mongolia, China: amitinol as a potential pheromone component. Journal of chemical Ecology 33:1303-1315


Agrell J, Anderson P, Oleszek W, Stochmal A, Agrell C. 2006. Elevated CO2 levels and herbivore damage alter host plant preferences. Oikos 112:63-72

Bengtsson M, Jaastad G, Knudsen G, Kobro S, Bäckman A-C, Pettersson E, Witzgall P. 2006. Plant volatiles mediate attraction to host and non-host plant in apple fruit moth, Argyresthia conjugella. Entomologia experimentalis et applicata 118:77-85

Bengtsson M, Karpati Z, Szöcs G, Reuveny H, Yang Z, Witzgall P. 2006. Flight tunnel responses of Z strain European corn borer females to corn and hemp plants. Environmental Entomology 35:1238-1243

Bosa CF, Cotes AM, Osorio P, Fukumoto T, Bengtsson M, Witzgall P. 2006. Disruption of pheromone communication in Tecia solanivora (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae): flight tunnel and field studies. Journal of economic Entomology 99:1245-1250

Dekker T, Ibba I, Stensmyr MC, Hansson BS. 2006. Peripheral and central shifts in the olfactory circuitry mediates preference for toxic fruit in Drosophila sechellia. Current Biology 16:101-109.

Eriksson C, Sjödin K, Schlyter F, Högberg H-E. 2006. Synthesis of (+)- and (-)-dihydropinidine by diastereoselective dimethylzinc promoted allylation of 2-methyltetrahydropyridine-N-oxide with an allylboronic ester. Tetrahedron Asymmetry 17:1074-1080

Månsson PE, Schlyter F, Eriksson C, Sjödin K. 2006. Nonanoic acid, other long-chain carboxylic acids and related compounds as antifeedants in Hylobius abietis pine weevils. Entomologia experimentalis et applicata 121:191-201

Sjöholm M, Sinakevitch I, Strausfeld NJ, Ignell R, Hansson BS. 2006. Functional division of intrinsic neurons in the mushroom bodies of male Spodoptera littoralis revealed by antibodies against aspartate, taurine, FMRFamide, Mas-allatotropin and DC0. Arthropod Structure and Development 35:153-168

Stastny M, Battisti A, Petrucco-Toffolo E, Schlyter F, Larsson S. 2006. Host-plant use in the range expansion of the pine processionary moth, Thaumetopoea pityocampa. Ecological Entomology 31:481-490

Tasin M, Bäckman A-C, Bengtsson M, Ioriatti C, Witzgall P. 2006. Essential host plant cues in the grapevine moth. Naturwissenschaften 93:141-144

Tasin M, Bäckman A-C, Bengtsson M, Varela N, Ioriatti C, Witzgall P. 2006. Wind tunnel attraction of grapevine moth females, Lobesia botrana, to natural and artificial grape odour. Chemoecology 16:87-92

Takanashi T, Ishikawa Y, Anderson P, Huang Y, Löfstedt C, Tatsuki S, Hansson BS. 2006. Unusual response characteristics of pheromone-specific olfactory receptor neurons in the Asian corn borer moth Ostrinia furnacalis. Journal of experimental Biology 209:4946-4956.

Wolde-Hawariat Y, Seyoum E, Jembere B, Negash M, Hansson BS, Hillbur Y. 2006. Behavioural and electrophysiological response of sorghum chafer, Pachnoda interrupta (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae), to plant compounds. Journal of Tropical Insect Science 27:1-10