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    • Mate choice confers direct benefits to females of Anastrepha fraterculus (Diptera: Tephritidae) 

      Bachmann, Guillermo Enrique; Devescovi, Francisco; Nussenbaum, Ana Laura; Milla, Fabian Horacio; Shelly, Todd E.; Cladera, Jorge Luis; Fernandez, Patricia; Vera, María Teresa; Segura, Diego Fernando (Public Library of Science, 2019-06)
      Exposure to plant compounds and analogues of juvenile hormone (JH) increase male mating success in several species of tephritid fruit flies. Most of these species exhibit a lek mating system, characterized by active female ...
    • Yeast derivatives and wheat germ in the adult diet modulates fecundity in a tephritid pest 

      Goane, Lucía; Pereyra, P. M.; Castro, F.; Ruiz, María Josefina; Juárez, María Laura; Segura, Diego Fernando; Vera, María Teresa (Cambridge University Press, 2019-04)
      Anastrepha fraterculus (Wiedemann), a pest of great economic importance in South America, needs urgently to be controlled by environmentally friendly methods such as the sterile insect technique for which mass rearing of ...