Effect of Coffee on the Growth and Development of the Red Flour Beetle , Tribolium Castaneum ( Herbst ) ( Coleoptera : Tenebrionidae )

@inproceedings{Mostakim2015EffectOC,
  title={Effect of Coffee on the Growth and Development of the Red Flour Beetle , Tribolium Castaneum ( Herbst ) ( Coleoptera : Tenebrionidae )},
  author={Md. Mostakim and Ataur Rahman Khan},
  year={2015}
}
Effect of various concentrations of coffee, Coffea arabica, viz. 12.50%, 25% and 50% on the growth and development of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) was determined. Coffee lengthened the larval and pupal periods significantly. There was also a significant reduction in the pupal recovery and adult emergence of the beetle following… CONTINUE READING