Attractant

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  • (agriculture) A chemical or agent that lures insects or other pests by stimulating their sense of smell. Attractants are a nontoxic technique for luring insects into traps and are heavily used in orchard crops. Though distinct from toxic baits, attractants are regulated as pesticides.
  • (environment) A chemical or agent that lures insects or other pests by stimulating their sense of smell. Source: Terms of the Environment


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