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Insecticidal Activity of Basil Oil, trans-Anethole, Estragole, and Linalool to Adult Fruit Flies of Ceratitis capitata, Bactrocera dorsalis, and Bactrocera cucurbitae
ABSTRACT Basil oil and its three major active constituents (trans-anethole, estragole, and linalool) obtained from basil (Oscimum basilicum L.) were tested on three tephritid fruit fly speciesExpand
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Fruit fly liquid larval diet technology transfer and update
Since October 2006, the US Department of Agriculture–Agricultural Research Service (USDA–ARS) has been implementing a fruit fly liquid larval diet technology transfer, which has proceeded accordingExpand
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Life History Parameters of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) Reared on Liquid Diets
Abstract A liquid diet for rearing Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae) was developed. Several yeast-based products were evaluated as diet ingredients, and a combination of wholeExpand
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Development and Assessment of a Liquid Larval Diet for Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Abstract Larvae of Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel (Diptera: Tephritidae), the oriental fruit fly, were reared in a liquid diet without mill feed (a biological bulking agent) on a large scale for theExpand
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Adaptation to and Small-Scale Rearing of Invasive Fruit Fly Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) on Artificial Diet
Abstract Larval rearing of Bactrocera invadens Drew, Tsuruta & White (Diptera: Tephritidae) on artificial diet is described. The adaptation process for this insect, when moved from whole mango,Expand
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A Novel Liquid Larval Diet and Its Rearing System for Melon Fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Abstract A liquid larval diet and its rearing system for Bactrocera cucurbitae Coquillett fruit fly production were developed. The diet was composed of brewer’s yeast, sugar, antifungal agentsExpand
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Effect of Limiting Concentrations of Growth Factors in Mass Rearing Diets for Ceratitis capitata Larvae (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Abstract Effects of growth factors on Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) larval development were investigated using C. capitata #1 diet as a control diet. C. capitata #1 diet is a chemical base diet withExpand
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Evaluation of yeasts and yeast products in larval and adult diets for the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis, and adult diets for the medfly, Ceratitis capitata, and the melon fly, Bactrocera
Several yeasts and yeast products were tested in adult diets for the medfly Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), oriental fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel), and melon fly, Bactrocera curcurbitaeExpand
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A liquid larval diet for rearing Bactrocera invadens and Ceratitis fasciventris (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Bactrocera invadens Drew, Tsuruta & White and Ceratitis fasciventris (Bezzi) are the major fruit fly pests of fruits and vegetables in Africa. The effects of two types of larval diet, liquid andExpand
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Lipid and protein loads in pupating larvae and emerging adults as affected by the composition of Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) meridic larval diets.
The effects of sucrose and amino acid (aa) composition and concentration in meridic larval diets (e.g., partially defined at the chemical level) was examined on several parameters of MediterraneanExpand
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