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Research Project: Identification of Chemical Lure for Spotted Wing Drosophila

Location: Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research

Project Number: 2092-22430-001-26-T
Project Type: Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Feb 15, 2012
End Date: Sep 30, 2015

Identify chemical attractants from wine and vinegar to develop a lure for spotted wing drosophila.

Chemical analysis of volatiles of attractive baits, isolation and identification of chemicals that are attractive to the fly, and field testing of chemical combinations in controlled release formulations as a trap lure.

Last Modified: 10/18/2017
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