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Mark Drapeau drapeau at DARWIN.BIO.UCI.EDU
Tue Sep 30 20:07:39 EST 1997

Try putting some p-Hydrobenzoic acid in it. How much depends on how much
fly food you are making, but it is a relatively small amount. For example,
when making 6.6 liters of food, we add 15.6 grams of acid mixed with 156ml
of 95% ethanol. This is added after the main portion of the food is boiled
(you don't want to boil the acid off). Check around for specific recipies
you want to use. Hope this was of help. If you want a specific recipie or
anything else, please reply personally. 

Best of luck, 
Mark Drapeau
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
321 Steinhaus Hall
University of California
Irvine, CA 92697-2525
Phone: 714-824-5179
Fax: 714-824-2181
Email: drapeau at darwin.bio.uci.edu

On 1 Oct 1997, Theoutlaw7 wrote:

> I am a sopshomore in high school, and I am working on a fruit fly project.  In
>  my first cross, parts of my media has turned light gray.  My teachers have no
>  idea what it is, I was wondering if anybody has had any experience with this
>  problem.

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