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Protein in the diet of male blowfly, Chrysomyia albiceps (Wiedemann).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1578159     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Laboratory observation showed that males of blowfly, Chrysomyia albiceps (Wiedemann) attract to and feed on meat in adult breeding cages. Experiments under laboratory conditions of 27 +/- 3 degrees C and 60-70 R.H. showed that meat could replace water but could not replace sugar. Feeding on protein diet (meat) did not increase males longevity or their efficiency to mate with more than one female. Mating behaviour and duration of mating process did not also affected. Protein diet could not affect the percentage of egg hatching, percentage of pupation and percentage of adult emergence when the gravid virgin female were mated with protein fed males.
Authors:
A H Omar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1110-0583     ISO Abbreviation:  J Egypt Soc Parasitol     Publication Date:  1992 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-09     Completed Date:  1992-06-09     Revised Date:  2013-05-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102141     Medline TA:  J Egypt Soc Parasitol     Country:  EGYPT    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  137-44     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Entomology, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Dietary Proteins / administration & dosage*
Diptera / physiology*
Feeding Behavior
Female
Fertility
Longevity
Male
Meat
Reproduction
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Proteins

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