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The Sterile Insect Technique in Agricultural Crops in South Africa: A Metamorphosis …. but Will it Fly?‡
Since its humble beginnings in the late 1990s, use of the sterile insect technique (SIT) in South African crop agriculture evolved from an underfunded ‘rag and bones’ operation in Stellenbosch for aExpand
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Fruit flies of economic significance in India, with special reference to Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel).
India has nearly 200 species of fruit flies,which is about 5% of the known tephritid fauna of the world. The subfamily Dacinae has the maximum number of economically important species. The tribeExpand
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the South African Fruit Fly Action Plan - Area-wide Suppression and Exotic Species Surveillance
Two species of tephritid fruit flies of economic importance, Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann)) and Natal fruit fly (C. rosa Karsch) cause economic losses in the SouthExpand
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Evaluation of improved Mediterranean fruit fly attractants and retention systems in the Balearic Islands (Spain).
Field experiments were conducted during late summer and autumn of 2001 in the Balearic Islands, Spain, to evaluate the effectiveness of the FA-3 synthetic food attractant (ammonium acetate,Expand
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Development of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) in three apple varieties in the laboratory.
We studied in the laboratory (25 ± 2°C; 65 ± 5% R.H.) the development of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae), in apples of the varieties GoldenExpand
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Evidence for an aggregation pheromone in adult frass of banded fruit weevil, Phlyctinus callosus (Schoenherr) (Col., Curculionidae)
A dual‐choice olfactometer is described in which laboratory bioassays were conducted to test the response of adults of banded fruit weevil, Phlyctinus callosus, to frass from adults of both sexes.Expand
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