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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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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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