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Research Project: Developing Bactrocera Rearing, Monitoring and Control Techniques

Location: Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research

Project Number: 2040-22430-026-25-I
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Sep 1, 2016
End Date: Sep 30, 2019

Objective:
1) Testing of solid detection dispenser system. 2) Optimization trials of SPLAT-CL/RK-Spinosad. 3) Marginal OFF host evaluations. 4) Oriental fruit fly SIT development.

Approach:
1) Collect, analyze, and summarize data on solid fruit fly dispenser systems for detection. 2) Test SPLAT-CL/RK- formulations. 3) Collect field data on marginal fruit fly hosts such as sapote. 4) Improve and evaluate oriental fruit fly rearing systems.