Keywords : Musca domestica L


The Effect of Colors on the Attraction and Aggregation of the Houseflies (Musca domestica L.)

Nihad. M. Abdul Fattah

College Of Basic Education Research Journal, 2012, Volume 11, Issue 3, Pages 759-764

The objective of this study was to note the attraction and aggregation behavior of wild type strain of house flies Musca domestica L. among different colors. So we can identify the best color for trap and to chose the color with least houseflies attraction which can be used for different purposes such as jar bag sacs and butchers shop wall painting, dairy product. So we studied the effect of four colors on the attraction and we found that the black color is the most attractive followed by green, yellow and white.