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Comparison of Aggregation and Feeding Responses by Normal and Irradiated Fruit Flies, Ceratitis capitata and Anastrepha suspenso (Diptera: Tephritidae)
In the medfly, irradiation resulted in reduced olfactory response, reduced total food intake by flies of both sexes, and a significant reduction in aggregation on and intake of protein hydrolysate by females and of sugar consumption by males. Expand
Quarantine Treatments For Pests Of Food Plants
Hot-Water Quarantine Treatment for Mangoes from Mexico Infested with Mexican Fruit Fly and West Indian Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Heated water was used in the development of a quarantine treatment to kill Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Loew), and West Indian fruit fly, A. oblique (Macquart) infestations in mango,… Expand
Seasonal Occurrence of Male Sesiidae in North Central Florida Determined with Pheromone Trapping Methods
The seasonal occurrence of 20 species of male Sesiidae was determined in Alachua and Marion counties in north central Florida during 1975-77 by baiting with the sex pheromones of the lesser peachtree borer and Synanthedon pictipes, plus the following 5 species not reported before. Expand
Tropical fruit pests and pollinators: biology, economic importance, natural enemies and control.
Bananas and plantain tropical citrus mango papaya pineapple annona avocado guava minor tropical fruits litchi, longan and rambuttan passion fruit quarantine treatments for pests of tropical fruits.
Consumption of Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Amino Acids by Anastrepha suspensa (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the Laboratory
We investigated carbohydrate, protein, and amino acid consumption by the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Loew). Flies from the laboratory ingested greater amounts of 8% sucrose than of 2,… Expand