Effect of nicotine (plant extract) on sex-ratio of Drosophila melanogaster (Meigen).

@article{Choudhary2003EffectON,
  title={Effect of nicotine (plant extract) on sex-ratio of Drosophila melanogaster (Meigen).},
  author={Shamim Choudhary},
  journal={Journal of environmental biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={493-4}
}
Experiments were conducted by using nicotine (plant extract) for its toxic effects on Drosophila melanogaster, LC50 estimated is 2.9552 microl/100 ml. Studies revealed that nicotine affects adult emergence of males and females (sex-ratio) of mutant form (Yellow) of Drosophila melanogaster.