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- Seo, S.T., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of economic entomology 1990 v.83 no.5 pp. 1949-1953
- Ceratitis capitata; gamma radiation; spermatozoa; sterile insect technique; laboratory rearing
- ... Normal, unirradiated females of Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), were mated with normal or gamma-irradiated males. Innatural uninterrupted matings, mean durations in copula for normal males and irradiatedmales were about 120 and 108 min, respectively. Ten to 38% of the females were notinseminated. Eighty to 99% of the sperm were found in spermathecae after 2 h of mating. Fe ...