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Regional Mediterranean fruit fly control project for Northern Africa

by Burditt, A. K., Jr

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Published by Foreign Development Division, Economic Research Service in [Washington] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby A. K. Burditt, Jr., E. J. Harris and J. F. Howell. -
SeriesU.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. International Development Center. Field report ; 36
ContributionsHarris, E. J., Howell, J. F.
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. -
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26347427M
OCLC/WorldCa2352293

  The local deciduous fruit industry has developed a successful Mediterranean fruit fly control programme that uses environmentally friendly products, as well as the ‘sterile insect technique’. Winning the fight against fruit flies. Denene Erasmus. Fruit Fly Africa manager Stiaan Kotze suggests that farmers apply ground bait every two. The Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae) Gary J. Steck, @ Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry INTRODUCTION: The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), is one of the world’s most destructive fruit pests. Because of its wide distribution over the world, its.

Pest Fruit Flies of the World. Version: Dec 8, ; using DELTA format (DEscription Language for TAxonomy) is a flexible method for encoding taxonomic descriptions for computer processing. Pest Profile - Mediterranean Fruit Fly. The Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) is a hugely destructive agricultural pest, attacking more than kinds of fruits, nuts and vegetables. It is found throughout Africa, South and Central America, the Mediterranean and parts of Australia, causing widespread damage and .

The olive fruit fly poses a serious threat for all olive growers. A native of eastern Africa, there are records of infestations in fruit going back to the third century BC. It is considered the most damaging pest of olives in southern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and now, in California. Geographic distribution, population dynamics and management of the Mediterranean fruitand management of the Mediterranean fruit fly in northern Mediterranean countries Nikos Papadopoulos Regional Projects Do nothing Area-wide t if needed n agement managemen Zero tolerance Ma.


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Regional Mediterranean fruit fly control project for Northern Africa by Burditt, A. K., Jr Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wied.). It is found in Central and South America, Africa, Australia, Asia, the Mediterranean Basin and Hawaii. Its control, by irradiation, is a small but important field in which the peaceful uses of atomic energy can help increase the sum total of foodstuff in the famine-facing countries of.

Regional Control Fruit Fly Project in West Africa 3. Ceratitis silvestriiBezzi Name: Ceratitis (Ceratalaspis) silvestrii Bezzi Family / tribe: Tephritidae / Ceratitidini. Description: The adult is usually smaller (– mm long) (Photo 3). The scutellum is white at its File Size: KB.

Regional Fruit Fly Control Project in West Africa (WAFFI) CALCULATION OF ECONOMIC INJURY LEVEL (EIL) Cost of pest control + related activities: (C) - Success Appat (GF) usually reduces damage by approximately 80%.

- Calculation procedure for 12 weeks: (see Leaflet No. The most notorious one, the Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) has been highlighted above. Other related pest species in Africa are the Natal fruit fly (C. rosa), the mango fruit fly (C.

cosyra), the coffee berry fruit fly (Trirhithrum coffeae) and the caper fruit fly (Capparimyia savastani). Regional initiative to control fruit fly in West Africa This project aimed to facilitate the market access of fruits, especially mangos and citrus, in Europe and United States.

The goal is achieved through the improvement of safety and quality techniques in the production process and by ensuring an effective management of fruit fly in West Africa.

Figure 3. Eggs of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann). Credits: Jeffery Lotz, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services-Division of Plant Industry; Figure 4.

Larva of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann). Head is to the left. Fruit trees such as stone fruit (apricots, peaches, plums, nectarines) can be difficult to grow free of fruit fly in areas such as Perth where Medfly populations are high.

Backyard fruit can be a significant source of Medfly to commercial orchards where they occur close to each other. If you are unable to manage Medfly or do not wantFile Size: KB.

Regional Action Plan to control Fruit Fly in West Africa Background document Donor Workshop Donor Conference on control of fruit fly in West Africa September such as the regional project to control locust populations and initiatives to control avian flu.

The Working Group on Fruit Flies of the Western Hemisphere has its origins in the s when it was proposed to bring together researchers and technical staff in charge of the programs against the Mediterranean fruit fly in Guatemala, Mexico and the United States.

South Africa is host to two species of fruit flies of economic importance, the Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) and the Natal fruit fly (C. rosa). Both species are international quarantine pests. Fruit Fly Africa is an industry owned service body created to plan, co-ordinate and execute area-wide fruit fly control programmes.

There are about species and genera of fruit fly (Tephritidae) known in Africa, most of which form a natural component of Africa ’s rich and varied biodiversity, in many cases attacking wild fruits and flowers. Most species which attack commercially grown fruit crops belong to just two genera, Ceratitis (95 species) and Dacus ( species) (White & Goodger, ).

Managing Medfly. Fruit trees such as stone fruit (apricots, cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines) can be difficult to grow free of fruit fly in areas like Perth where Medfly populations are high.

Backyard fruit can be a significant source of Medfly to commercial orchards where they occur close to. Introduction. The Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) is a key pest of citrus and many other fruits in Israel.

The Medfly is believed to have originated in sub-Saharan Africa, where it is found in relatively small populations that do not cause major damage (Steck et al.,Wharton et al., ).However, in regions which the Medfly has invaded, it is a major by: The Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Ceratitis capitata or Medfly) is considered the most important agricultural pest in the world.

The Medfly has spread throughout the Mediterranean region, southern Europe, the Middle East, Western Australia, South and Central America and Hawaii.

The first of numerous U.S. mainland infestations occurred in Florida in. Department of Agriculture and Food WA Managing Mediterranean fruit fly in backyards Learn about the best practices to control fruit fly in your garden, by hygiene, baiting and trapping.

Citrus Fruits and the Mediterranean Fruit Fly Nikos T. Papadopoulos 1,*, Dimitrios P. Papachristos 2 and Charalambos Ioannou 1 1 Laboratory of Entomology and Agricultural Zoology, University of. Figure 1. The adult female Mediterranean fruit fly Figure 2.

Life cycle of the Mediterranean fruit fly The Mediterranean fruit fly – (Ceratitis capitata) The Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly), Ceratitis capitata, is thought to originate from tropical Africa.

It is a pest in many areas of the world including Western Australia. Medfly. Regional Symposium on the Management of Fruit Flies in Near East Countries Hammamet, Tunisia, 6‐8 Nov. A look on Fruit Flies in the Near East region By Khaled ALROUECHDI FAO. Plant Production and Protection Division Shoki AlDobaiShoki AlDobai FAO, Regional Plant Protection NE.

Economic evaluation of damage caused by, and methods of control of, the Mediterranean fruit fly in the Maghreb An analysis covering three control options, including the sterile insect technique Report of an expert group organized by the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture m xT^iD of INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY.

The Mediterranean fruit fly is a short, squat fly about 1/4 inch in length (Fig. It has a blackish thorax marked with silver; a tan abdomen with darker stripes extending across the abdomen; and clear wings with two light brown bands across the wing, another along the distal front edge, and gray flecks scattered near the base.

The Regional Fruit Fly Project in the Pacific introduced the more rain-fast fipronil-based Bactrogel formulation, mixed with a protein as a bait spray for use against Bactrocera fruit flies in.National Best Farmer, Charles Gyamfi Receives GH₵Cash Award Prize.

Read More.hatch. To overcome the fruit fly problem, the SIT is applied as part of an area-wide integrated pest management (AW-IPM) approach, integrated with other control methods. Technical cooperation project RER/5/ Supporting Fruit Fly Pest Prevention and Management in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean.