Tag: fruit fly

DIY Fruit Fly Trap

How to make a fruit fly trap: You will need a glass jar Make a funnel out of paper Pour about 1/4 – 1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar into the jar Put small fruit into jar (slice of apple or banana, a strawberry) Insert funnel into the jar with wide end up, tape around funnel to close... more
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Artificial Sweeteners Kill Fruit Flies

Continuing their research into potential ingredients for human-safe pesticides, Drexel University researchers recently found an artificial sweetener that, while harmless for male fruit flies, proved particularly lethal for females. Their findings are published in the Journal of Insect Science. Past... more
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Bug Tip Tuesday!!

How to make a fruit fly trap: You will need a empty glass jar. Make a funnel out of paper and tape it to stay closed. Pour about 1/4 – 1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar into the jar. Put small fruit into jar - a slice of apple or banana will work fine. Insert funnel into the jar with wide end... more
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