Biology of Anastrepha grandis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Different Cucurbits

  title={Biology of Anastrepha grandis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Different Cucurbits},
  author={Anderson Bolzan and D. E. Nava and F. R. M. Garcia and R. A. Valgas and G. Smaniotto},
  booktitle={Journal of economic entomology},
  • Anderson Bolzan, D. E. Nava, +2 authors G. Smaniotto
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    Journal of economic…
  • Biology, Medicine
  • ABSTRACT Anastrepha grandis (Macquart) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is one of the main pests of cucurbits in Brazil. Losses occur due to the damage caused to the fruits and the embargo on exports, as A. grandis is considered a quarantine pest in countries that import Brazilian cucurbits. This study aimed to evaluate the development of A. grandis in hosts of the Cucurbitaceae family. The hosts used were stem squash (Cucurbita pepo L.), squash (Cucurbita moschata Duchesne), chayote [Sechium edule… CONTINUE READING
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