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Reproductive behavior of Biosteres arisanus (Sonan) (Hymenoptera:Braconidae), an egg-larval parasitoid of the oriental fruit fly
The egg-larval parasitoid Biosteres arisanus (Sonan) is a candidate for classical and augmentative biological control programs directed against seven tephritid pest species in many tropical andExpand
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Augmentative releases of Diachasmimorpha tryoni (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) to suppress a mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) population in Kula, Maui, Hawaii
Abstract Diachasmimorpha tryoni (Cameron), a larval parasitoid, was mass-reared in the laboratory and was used to suppress a wild Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), populationExpand
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Comparative demography of six fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
Abstract Reproductive and population parameters were calculated for six tephritid fly braconid parasitoids: Fopius arisanus (Sonan), Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Ashmead), Fopius vandenboschiExpand
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Suppression of a Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Population with Concurrent Parasitoid and Sterile Fly Releases in Kula, Maui, Hawaii
Irradiated adult Mediterranean fruit flies, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), were released at an average rate of 3 million per week for 5 mo in a sterile insect technique (SIT) program to suppress aExpand
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Is the oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) a natural host for the opiine parasitoid Diachasmimorpha tryoni (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)?
Laboratory and field experiments were conducted to determine the suitability of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel), for the development of Diachasmimorpha tryoni (Cameron). In theExpand
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Parasitization of the Mediterranean and Oriental Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the Kula Area of Maui, Hawaii
Parasitoids of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), and the oriental fruit fly, Dacus dorsalis Hendel, were monitored on ripe loquat and wind-fallen peach fruits in the KulaExpand
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A Survey for Potential Biocontrol Agents of Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Thailand
Limited investigations on parasitoids of the melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett), infesting five species of Cucurbitaceae and seven species of Solanaceae were conducted in Thailand toExpand
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Host range of Secusio extensa (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae), and potential for biological control of Senecio madagascariensis (Asteraceae)
Secusio extensa (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) was evaluated as a potential biological control agent for Madagascar fireweed, Senecio madagascariensis (Asteraceae), which has invaded over 400 000 acres ofExpand
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Resolving the native provenance of invasive fireweed (Senecio madagascariensis Poir.) in the Hawaiian Islands as inferred from phylogenetic analysis
Accurate identification of weedy species is critical to the success of biological control programs seeking host-specific control agents. Phylogenetic relationships based on internal transcribedExpand
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Prevention of Biochemical Changes in γ-Irradiated Rats by Some Metal Complexes
Abstract The formation of superoxide partially accounts for the well-known oxygen enhancement of radiation-induced biochemical changes and cell damage. Radioprotective effects of copper (II),Expand
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