A laboratory race of the apple maggot, Rhagoletis Pomonella (Walsh), was developed and carried through the F4 generation, which did not require a pupal cold treatment to insure consistent adult emergence. The elimination of such a cold treatment was achieved by inbreeding and subsequent selection from the nondiapausing late summer 2nd-generation adults.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: June 1, 1967
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