A basic handbook of techniques and experiments using the common fruitfly, Drosophila melanogaster. Topics in the guide include the Drosophila life cycle, culturing techniques, collection of virgin flies, anesthetizing techniques, sexing flies, mating flies and the inheritance pattern of some basic characteristics. In addition, simple monohybrid, dihybrid and sex-linked experiments are outlined. Illustrated. 16 pages, 8½" × 7", soft cover.