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Influence of Prior Egg-laying Experience on Choice of Host Fruits for Oviposition by the Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann)
|Title:||Influence of Prior Egg-laying Experience on Choice of Host Fruits for Oviposition by the Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann)|
|Issue Date:||Dec 1986|
|Publisher:||Hawaiian Entomological Society|
|Citation:||McDonald PT. 1986. Influence of prior egg-laying experience on choice of host fruits for oviposition by the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann). Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 27:121-124.|
|Abstract:||Laboratory populations of Ceratitis capitata were preexposed to either mock orange or sweet orange for oviposition. Compared with an unexposed population, both these populations showed a preference for their preexposure type host when offered a choice for 24 hours. By 48 hours all three populations oviposited exclusively on the sweet oranges. Subsequent removal of the preferred hosts resulted in the use of the alternative underexploited hosts.|
|Appears in Collections:||Volume 27 – December 1986 : Hawaiian Entomological Society|
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