Tariq Sheikh wrote:
>> Sorry but I was wondering if there was anybody out there who could
> help me with a Biology practical regarding Drosophila melanogaster.
>> The practical is a part of an A-Level (examinations before we go to
> University here in the UK) biology course and the title of the
> experiment is somewhere along the lines of:-
>> "The use of Drosophila Melanogaster in the study of genetics."
>> I intend to use Sordaria fimicola strain C7h with white and black ascospores.
>> I can find bits and bobs of information regarding this fruit fly, but
> nothing in relation to using it for genetic purposes. Has anybody
> conducted a similar experiment, where ther any problems or any thing
> important that I should know, such as any parasites that could harm
> the fly?
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