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Table 3 Nutrient composition of experimental diets

From: Symbiotic bacteria motivate the foraging decision and promote fecundity and survival of Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Ingredients Components Contents (mg)
Full diet Sugar
Essential amino acids L-arginine 50.45  
L-histidine 21.54
L-isoleucine 26.64
L-leucine 51.02
L-lysine 27.78
L-methionine 13.04
L-phenylalanine 33.44
L-threonine 25.51
L-tryptophan 13.60
L-valine 37.41
Non-essential amino acids L-alanine 36.85
L-aspartic acid 53.28
L-aspartic acid 19.27
L-glutamic acid 185.36
Glycine 42.51
L-proline 58.95
L-serine 36.85
L-tyrosine 22.67
Minerals and salts FeSO4 2.50 2.50
MnSO4 0.63 0.63
ZnCl2 0.63 0.63
CuSO4 0.31 0.31
MgSO4 20.00 20.00
KH2PO4 84.65 84.65
Ca(H2PO4)2 10.00 10.00
KCl 117.00 117.00
NaCl 45.00 45.00
  White sugar 10,000.0 10,000.0
  DDW 50,000.00 50,000.00
  1. F Full diet contains all amino acid, DDW Deionized distilled water