Translator Disclaimer
1 November 2001 Effects of Food Deprivation on Attraction of Mexican Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Grapefruit in a Wind Tunnel
Author Affiliations +
Abstract

Sexually mature, mated female Mexican fruit flies, Anastrepha ludens (Loew), from a laboratory culture, whether starved or not, were attracted to grapefruit in a wind tunnel. Females starved for 24 h were more strongly attracted than fed females but those starved for 48 h were equivalent to fed females in responsiveness. There were no significant differences in propensity to attempt oviposition on grapefruit by fed or starved females. Sexually mature, mated males, whether fed or starved for 24 h, were not attracted to grapefruit, but those starved for 48 h were attracted.

David C. Robacker and Ivich Fraser "Effects of Food Deprivation on Attraction of Mexican Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Grapefruit in a Wind Tunnel," Annals of the Entomological Society of America 94(6), 954-958, (1 November 2001). https://doi.org/10.1603/0013-8746(2001)094[0954:EOFDOA]2.0.CO;2
Received: 8 January 2001; Accepted: 1 June 2001; Published: 1 November 2001
JOURNAL ARTICLE
5 PAGES

This article is only available to subscribers.
It is not available for individual sale.
+ SAVE TO MY LIBRARY

SHARE
ARTICLE IMPACT
RIGHTS & PERMISSIONS
Get copyright permission
Back to Top