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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: PROTECTION OF SUBTROPICAL AND TROPICAL AGRICULTURE COMMODITIES AND ORNAMENTALS FROM EXOTIC INSECTS

Location: Subtropical Horticulture Research

Title: Attractant-based systems as pesticide alternatives for control of tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Authors
item Epsky, Nancy
item Kendra, Paul
item Crane, Jonathan -
item Heath, Robert

Submitted to: National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: January 21, 2011
Publication Date: March 22, 2011
Citation: Epsky, N.D., Kendra, P.E., Crane, J.H., Heath, R.R. 2011. Attractant-based systems as pesticide alternatives for control of tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. 2011.

Technical Abstract: Mass trapping and attract-and-kill bait stations are two attractant based systems that are being used or are under development as pesticide alternatives for control of a number of pest tephritid fruit flies. Results of field trials for suppression of Caribbean fruit flies in guava orchards in Florida will be presented.

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