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Functional Ultrastructure of Antennae, Wings and Their Associated Sensory Receptors of Peach Fruit Fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) as Influenced By The Sterilizing Dose of Gamma Irradiation

  title={Functional Ultrastructure of Antennae, Wings and Their Associated Sensory Receptors of Peach Fruit Fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) as Influenced By The Sterilizing Dose of Gamma Irradiation},
  author={E. A. H. El-Akhdar and Y. E. Afia},
In view of the fact that, any undesirable effects of gamma irradiation with the sterilizing dose (90 Gy) on the peach fruitfly Bactrocera zonata (Saunders), will lead indirectly to failure of irradiated males to disperse strongly, to seek out appropriate niches or to behave synchrony with wild males to success in the courtship with females and/or to mate during the application of the sterile insect technique (SIT). Using the scanning electron microscopy, the changes which occurred to the… Expand

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