Mosquito attractants

Boer, J.G. de; Robinson, Ailie; Logan, James G.; Loon, J.J.A. van; Takken, W.


A mosquito attractant composition is described comprising heptanal, octanal, nonanal, (E)-2-octenal and (E)-2-decenal. More particularly a composition wherein the compounds are present in the following proportions: nonanal1.00, octanal 0.32 ± 0.16, heptanal 0.06 ± 0.03, (E)-2-octenal 0.04 ± 0.02 and (E)-2-decenal 0.13 ± 0.065.