Toxicity of fruit fly baits to beneficial insects in citrus.

@article{Michaud2003ToxicityOF,
  title={Toxicity of fruit fly baits to beneficial insects in citrus.},
  author={Jason P. Michaud},
  journal={Journal of Insect Science},
  year={2003},
  volume={3},
  pages={91 - 96}
}
Two fruit fly baits, Nu-Lure/malathion and GF-120 (Spinosad) were evaluated in the laboratory for non-target impacts on beneficial insects. Nu-Lure/malathion proved attractive and toxic to adults and larvae of the coccinellid species, Curinus coeruleus Mulsant, Cycloneda sanguinea L. and Harmonia axyridis Pallas, a lacewing species, Chrysoperla rufilabris Burmeister. The coccinellids Olla v-nigrum Mulsant, Scymnus sp. and nymphs of the insidious flower bug, Orius insidiosus (Say) did not… CONTINUE READING

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