Evaluating fly nuisance source: Flies tagged with radioisotopes used as a field test to establish migratory tendencies of a normal fly population
AuthorsArthur H. Smith
Richard M. Bohart
Authors AffiliationsArthur H. Smith is Assistant Professor of Poultry Husbandry, University of California, Davis; Richard M. Bohart is Associate Professor of Entomology, University of Californium, Davis.
Hilgardia 10(7):11-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n07p11. July 1956.
Radioactive tracers were used in a test at Davis—involving four animal barns— to determine the feasibility of identifying a source of a fly nuisance by means of radioisotopes.
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