IJSRP, Volume 5, Issue 7, July 2015 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dr. Shweta Singh and Prof. Sant Prakash
In the present study for the establishment of culture in the laboratory adults of Tribolium castaneum were collected from two different areas, Dayalbagh and Cantonment area of the Agra city and pooled together to have a heterogeneous population with large variability. The progeny thus reared in the laboratory was designated as parental strain (P1). Effect of temperature and humidity were studied on the strains of this laboratory culture.