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fly attraction

Robert Geisler robert.geisler at tuebingen.mpg.de
Thu Jun 24 03:15:18 EST 1999


probably the most potent attractant to fruit flies is the smell of fresh
baker  yeast paste.  acetic acid (10%) also works pretty well.
good luck,
Stefan Luschnig

Dan Dopps wrote:

> I'm wandering what the most potent substance is that attracts flies.  If
> one of you fine people would send me your expertise on this I would be
> grateful.  I am looking for a chemical that will draw flies away from
> other compounds, such as sugar.

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