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Control of copula duration and sperm storage by female Queensland fruit flies
(Elsevier Ltd., 2010)
Copula duration and sperm storage patterns can directly or indirectly affect fitness of male and female insects. Although both sexes have an interest in the outcome, research has tended to focus on males. To investigate ...
Sex differences in developmental response to yeast hydrolysate supplements in adult Queensland fruit fly
(Netherlands Entomological Society, 2011)
Post-teneral dietary supplements have been found to improve mating performance of male Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt) (Diptera: Tephritidae) (Q-fly) and show considerable promise for enhancement of sterile insect technique ...
Sexual development of wild and mass-reared male Queensland fruit flies in response to natural food sources
(The Netherlands Entomological Society, 2011)
Diet has a profound influence on the fitness of adult tephritid flies. Mass-reared flies are provided yeast hydrolysate as a rich source of nutrition that supports rapid sexual development and mating success. In contrast, ...