Sterile insect technique and Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae): assessing the utility of aromatherapy in a Hawaiian coffee field.

@article{Shelly2007SterileIT,
  title={Sterile insect technique and Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae): assessing the utility of aromatherapy in a Hawaiian coffee field.},
  author={Todd E. Shelly and Donald O. McInnis and Charles Rodd and James Edu and Elaine Pahio},
  journal={Journal of economic entomology},
  year={2007},
  volume={100 2},
  pages={273-82}
}
The sterile insect technique (SIT) is widely used in integrated programs against tephritid fruit fly pests, particularly the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Unfortunately, the mass-rearing procedures inherent to the SIT often lead to a reduction in the mating ability of the released males. One potential solution involves the prerelease exposure of males to particular attractants. In particular, exposure of male Mediterranean fruit flies to ginger… CONTINUE READING
17 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…