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Protein consumption by mated, unmated, sterile and fertile adults of the Queensland fruit fly, Bactrocera tryoni and its relation to egg production
TLDR
The developmental pattern of intake of normal females when on an ad libitum diet showed a rise to a peak at 5–7 days, followed by a decline to sustained low levels if not mated, but rising to a lower peak if mated between days 11–13 followed byA steady decline.
Establishment and redistribution of Longitarsus flavicornis (Stephens) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) for the biological control of ragwort (Senecio jacobaea L.) in Tasmania
TLDR
Although large (> 90%) reductions in ragwort densities have been recorded, it is suspect that prevailing site conditions such as flooding and incompatible management practices such as use of boom-sprayed herbicides, are restricting efficacy of L. flavicornis on many properties.