Circadian Rhythm study in fruit flies (Drosophila)

A Simple experimental set up has been designed by the CUBists to study Circadian Rhythm or sleep wake /activity pattern in fruit flies in CUBE HOME LABs

Cubists have done this work in collaboration, Cubists had discussed in Cube Chatshaala that what minimum things are necessary to study the Circadian Rhythm in fruit flies and to attract them.
1. A BAIT
2. PLACE
3. OBSERVATION

Tomato slices taken as bait to attract fruit flies , slices were placed on a sheet of paper near the trash bin and it was observed (number of fruit flies visiting the bait)after one hour for five days.
Below are the observation for following days:
started: 03/08/2020,10 pm
Location Bottukadavu Kerala
latitude and longitude: 10 degree N to 76 degree E
Temperature: 24 degree C
Sunrise Time: 06:15 am
Sunset Time: 06:48pm
Number of flies on tomato 01
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1
from 03/08/2020 10pm to 04/08/2020 05am

2
from 04/08/2020 06am to 04/08/2020 10am

3
from 04/08/2020 11 am to04/08/2020 06am
This thread will be updated soon with more observations and graphs
Thanks

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Very nice. What is the explanation of the pattern seen?

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