A Complete Artificial Diet for Rearing the Plum Curculio

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Abstract:

Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) was reared successfully through 5 generations on a modified pinto bean diet. For adult feeding and oviposition, the diet was shaped into cylindrical plugs and dried as required for acceptance. When minimum amounts of potassium sorbate and apple juice, were incorporated, egg hatch, larval survival, and overall production were increased. A single diet plug could support at least 6 larvae. The longevity of adults held on diet and on apples was comparable. Production of larvae and adults increased substantially with each succeeding generation.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: April 16, 1973

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