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In Manhattan, Kansas, ARS scientists are trying to slow the growth of red flour beetle populations by altering its hormonal system.
Using the red flour beetle as a model species, the researchers investigated the reproductive benefits of female promiscuity or "polyandry".
Here, we propose a straightforward inquiry activity designed to improve students' experimentation and inquiry skills and to elucidate the ecology and life history of the red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum).
To study evolutionary aspects of such behavior, he and his colleagues switched to red flour beetles (Tribolium castaneum).
Insects such as the lesser grain borer, the red flour beetle, and the rusty grain beetle not only devour vast amounts of stored grain, but add insult to injury by defecating on the kernels, triggering the growth of fungi and molds such as Fusarium and Aspergillus.
The red flour beetle can be a pest in massive grain elevators or in the sack of flour in your kitchen.
For the concrete elevator bin, adult rusty grain beetles and red flour beetles were exposed to elevated levels of [CO.
The rusty grain beetle is very sensitive and the red flour beetle is one of the most tolerant of the stored grain pests.