DEVELOPMENT OF IMPROVED TRAPPING SYSTEMS FOR INVASIVE FRUIT FLIES THAT THREATEN U.S. AGRICULTURE
Subtropical Horticulture Research
2006 Annual Report
This report serves to document research conducted under a specific cooperative agreement between ARS and Honduran Foundation for Agricultural Research (FHIA). Additional details of research can be found in the report for the parent project 6631-22000-003-OOD Protection of Subtropical & Tropical Agriculture Commodities & Ornamentals from Exotic Insects. Studies have been initiated to determine effective sampling area of traps and lures developed by the scientists at SHRS. As part of this research, wild flies are obtained from infested host material for mark and recapture studies.