What are Pheromones?

Pheromones are airborne molecules that trigger a certain response in insects and other living organisms.

Insect pheromones are volatile compounds that are emitted to elicit a behavioural response in other insects of the same species. The molecules trigger a specific reaction, for example, to initiate behavioural responses for mating or development process.

Russell IPM is the leading manufacturer of pheromone based insect monitoring and control systems in the UK and one of the largest in Europe.

Our core expertise covers insect behaviour modifying systems and natural-product-based bio-rational pest management. We are translating science to innovative products to deliver safe, effective and environmentally friendly solutions to the pest issues faced by pest controllers and hygiene officers in food processing and storage facilities.

With a steadfast commitment to research and development Russell IPM maintains a position at the forefront of pheromone based insect monitoring and control technology with a range of specialist systems for use in the agriculture sector, food processing, storage and distribution facilities and other public health fields.

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