To Control Lekking Fruit Flies, Male Size Matters (Except When it Doesn’t)

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A study of two significant pest fruit fly species finds that the size of males influences female mating choice in one of the species, but not in the other—important knowledge for fine-tuning management efforts for both species via the sterile insect technique.

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