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Identification of a New Blend of Apple Volatiles Attractive to the Apple Maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella
Solid-phase microextraction (SPME) and gas chromatography coupled with electroantennographic detection (GC-EAD) were used to identify a new blend of volatiles from apples as the key attractants forExpand
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Effectiveness of GF-120 Fruit Fly Bait Spray Applied to Border Area Plants for Control of Melon Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Abstract In a field study in Hawaii, color-marked protein-deprived and protein-fed female melon flies, Bactrocera cucurbitae Coquillett, were released within canopies of unsprayed sorghum plants (aExpand
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Sex differences in movement between natural feeding and mating sites and tradeoffs between food consumption, mating success and predator evasion in Mediterranean fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)
SummarySystematic quantitative observations of the location and diel pattern of adult Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), activities were carried out in an orange grove andExpand
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Mating Behavior of Ceratitis capitata on a Field-Caged Host Tree
We systematically observed the mating behavior of wild Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) flies released on a field-caged host tree (coffee) growing naturally in a plantation in Guatemala. The principalExpand
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Attraction and feeding responses of Mediterranean fruit fly and a natural enemy to protein baits laced with two novel toxins, phloxine B and spinosad a
Studies were conducted to determine attraction and feeding propensity of Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), to different protein bait mixtures with and without the insecticidesExpand
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Field Evaluation of Plant Odor and Pheromonal Combinations for Attracting Plum Curculios
The attractiveness of different synthetic host odors and a synthetic aggregation pheromone (grandisoic acid [GA]) to overwintered adult plum curculios (PCs), Conotrachelus nenuphar(Herbst)Expand
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Intraspecific competition in the tephritid fruit fly Rhagoletis pomonella
At densities found in nature, competition among larvae of the frugivorous fruit fly Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) was pronounced. In fruits of Crataegus mollis, a small native host ofExpand
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VISUAL RESPONSES OF APPLE MAGGOT FLIES, RHAGOLETIS POMONELLA (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE): ORCHARD STUDIES
Apple maggot flies, Rhagoletis pomonella, were found to be highly responsive to visual stimuli, with maximum responses dependent upon color, shape, and size characteristics of the stimulus. Each sexExpand
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