Rice weevil in foldscope

Photo clicked during workshop on ” EXPLORATION OF MINUSCULE WORLD THROUGH FOLDSCOPE” on 23rd sept 2018 at ‘Prashnachinh’ adivashi aashram school , mangrool (chavhala) dis. Amravati, maha,India conducted by std of bsc 3rd yr , shivaji science college, amravati, guided by Dr. Khedkar sir , dept. Of botany
Into the foldscope the common rice weevil look like this it is the stored product pest ( Sitophylus oryzae ) female weevil lays 2-6 eggs per day nd above 300 in lifetime
Male S. oryzae produce an aggregate pheromone (4S, 5R)-5-hydroxy-4-methylheptane-3-one to which male nd female drawn….

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