Seasonal phenology of Bactrocera minax (Diptera: Tephritidae) in western Bhutan.

@article{Dorji2006SeasonalPO,
  title={Seasonal phenology of Bactrocera minax (Diptera: Tephritidae) in western Bhutan.},
  author={Chencho Dorji and Abigail R. Clarke and Richard Arthur Ian Drew and B. S. Fletcher and Phuntsho Loday and Kishori Mahat and S. R. Raghu and Meredith Clare Romig},
  journal={Bulletin of entomological research},
  year={2006},
  volume={96 5},
  pages={
          531-8
        }
}
The Chinese citrus fruit fly, Bactrocera (Tetradacus) minax (Enderlein), is one of the major citrus pests in Bhutan and can cause >50% mandarin (Citrus reticulata Blanco) fruit drop. As part of the development of a management strategy for the fly in mandarin orchards, population monitoring and experimental manipulations were carried out to determine: (i) adult emergence period; (ii) adult phenology patterns; (iii) period of crop susceptibility; and (iv) period from fruit drop to pupation. In… CONTINUE READING

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