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Some effects of radiation on the free amino acids of adult female Mediterranean fruit fly,Ceratitis capitata Wied

  • I. Z. Boctor


Ceratitis capitata pupae, 2–3 days before adult emergence, were treated with gamma irradiation from a60Co source. The female fruit flies were extracted and analyzed for free amino acids.


Radiation Free Amino Gamma Irradiation Free Amino Acid Adult Emergence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Z. Boctor
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Plant ProtectionNational Research CentreCairoEgypt

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