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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1143896
Description: Male insects that are unable to replenish sperm supplies between matings can suffer fitness costs either because their mates are more likely to accept subsequent suitors, or because their sperm are ou ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1143914
Description: Caloric restriction (CR) has been widely accepted as a mechanism explaining increased lifespan (LS) in organisms subjected to dietary restriction (DR), but recent studies investigating the role of nut ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1152617
Description: The current study is an important step toward calibrating, validating, and improving irradiation methods used for Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt) sterile insect technique (SIT). We used routine Internati ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1142498
Description: Recent laboratory studies of mass-reared flies in small cages have found that periods of just 24- or 48-h access to yeast hydrolysate can substantially enhance mating performance of mass-reared male Q ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1142162
Description: The mating performance field cage test is a required periodic quality-control assessment for factory-reared fruit flies used for the sterile insect technique. The FAO/IAEA/USDA guidelines for assessin ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1152851
Description: Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni; Q-fly) pupae are routinely irradiated to induce reproductive sterility in adults released in a sterile insect technique programme. Although there have been som ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1142228
Description: Feeding on yeast hydrolysate (a source of nitrogen) has a strong influence on the physiology and behaviour of the Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly), Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt) (Diptera: Tephritidae), aff ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1209503
Description: Multiple mating by females is common in many insects. However, there is still considerable debate as to the potential benefits of additional matings for females. Males may sire additional offspring wi ... More
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1210196
Description: Differential costs and benefits of copula duration between males and females can lead to sexual conflict. In Queensland fruit flies, Bactrocera tryoni (Q-flies), average copula duration is two hours, ... More
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1210106
Description: Sexual performance of male and female Queensland fruit flies (Q-flies) is greatly enhanced by protein feeding, most likely due to increased maturation rates. We here present new findings demonstrating ... More
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1209360
Description: Sterile insect technique (SIT) is the primary pest managment program for containment and eradication of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) outbreaks. In SIT flies are mass reared, rendered reproductively st ... More
Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1078326
Description: 7 page(s)
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1123178
Description: 6 page(s)
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1078344
Description: 6 page(s)
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