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Storage conditions of stockpiled diapausing pupae ofRhagoletis cerasi for obtaining high emergence rates
The authors, members of the IOBC working group on genetic control of the European cherry fruit flyRhagoletis cerasi L., present the summarized results of a joint 4-year experiment aiming at the
Biodiversity in Three Trophic Levels of the Vineyard Agro-Ecosystem in Northern Switzerland
Biodiversity and the important role it plays in agro-ecosystems have been studied in many agricultural crops, the subject beingxovered in an excellent review by Altieri (1994). In this chapter we
Hedges as potential sources ofTyphlodromus pyri, the most important predatory mite in vineyards of Northern Switzerland
It is concluded that hedges can provide ecological refuges and sources of this economically important predatory mite where earlier applications of inappropriate pesticides have eliminated these important antagonists.
Spectral sensitivities and visual attractant studies on the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), olive fly, Dacus oleae (Gmelin), and the European cherry fruit fly, Rhagoletis
A distinct color preference was shown only by the cherry fruit fly, for which the yellow polypropylene (Rebell 78) trap was the most attractive of all colors tested.
A simple olfactometer for the investigation of sex pheromones and other olfactory attractants in fruit flies and moths
This olfactometer has been adopted as one of the standard instruments for use in the international “RAPID Quality Control System” developed for the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata.
Flight performance of Dacus oleae reared on olives and artificial diet
The influence of sex, age, nutrition, sterilization, marking and handling of the olive fruit fly, Dacus oleae (Gmel.), on flight propensity, distance flown, flight speed and flight pattern was
Quality control in European cherry fruit fly: Evaluation of mating activity in laboratory and field-cage tests
The evaluation of the mating quality of flies treated with oral and topical markers, sterilized by irradiation with 10 krad and receiving a combined marking/irradiation treatment indicated that the sexual activity of released sterile flies matches the corresponding traits of the wild target populations.