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Most insect traps are visually poorly attractive. Only 10-15% of the insects are actually trapped and sometimes this figure is even lower. The scents used to lure insects may effectively lure them from a distance to the trap but the visual properties of the current traps do rarely encourage them to land on the trap. This project examines the extent to which a more visible insect trap can increase the effectiveness of these traps.
|Place of Publication||Wageningen|
|Publisher||Wageningen University & Research|
|Media of output||Online|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
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