Reaction of Drosophila to Different Varieties of Tomatoes1
Authors: MASON, HORATIO C.; HENNEBERRY, THOMAS J.; LEHR, RICHARD
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 53, Number 3, June 1960 , pp. 337-339(3)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Studies were conducted at Beltsville, Maryland, to determine whether varieties of tomatoes differ in attractiveness to Drosophila melanogaster Meig. adults. San Marzano and Pennheart were the least attractive and Rutgers was the most attractive. Other varieties compared were Grothen's Globe, Pritchard, Burpee Hybrid, Pan America, Greater Baltimore, Pearson, Garden State, Marglobe, Burpee Globe, Chesapeake, Stokesdale, and John Baer.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: June 1, 1960
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