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Image Number K7890-5

Caption for February 2008 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Fruitful Returns From Fruit Fly Management Project." Malaysian fruit fly.

Caption for May/June 2007 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Less Pesticide, Fewer Fruit Flies." The Malaysian fruit fly, Bactrocera latifrons, is native to southeastern Asia and infests crops such as tomato, eggplant, and pepper. Here, the female fly deposits her eggs into a tomato fruit.

 

Photo by Scott Bauer.


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Last Modified: 2/29/2008