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Economic survey of the Mediteranean fruit fly in Central America

Economic survey of the Mediteranean fruit fly in Central America

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Published by s.n.] in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mediterranean fruit-fly -- Control.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobin G. Henning ... [et.al.]
    ContributionsHennes, Robin G. 1926-, United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service., United States. Agency for International Development.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination87 p. ;
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15530538M

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Economic survey of the Mediteranean fruit fly in Central America Download PDF EPUB FB2

Most of the sub-tropical regions of the world. The female fly pierces the fruit's skin, an economic damage per se, and lays groups of eggs in the pocket thus created.

After hatching, the larvae consume internal portions of the fruit. This damage further reduces the market value of the crop and may even make the fruit unfit for human consumption. 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. The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), is one of the world's most destructive fruit pests. The species originated in sub-Saharan Africa and is not known to be established in the continental United States.

When it has been detected in Florida, California, and Texas, especially in recent years, each infestation necessitated. Fruit flies are enormously important economic pests, as California has learned over the past few years (remember the Mediterranean Fruit Fly?).

The problem is expected to get worse, and issues of both basic research and control measures are very important for this pest. The Mediterranean Fruit Fly Pa g e 3May would dramatically diminish many peoples quality of ion and Control Measures Traps -Survey tool for detection.

Quarantines -Quarantine does not mean no movement; it means movement only after inspection and appropriate treatment to ensure compliance with the regulations. Pest Profile: 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 Mediterranean fruit fly ‘Medfly’ is considered one of the world’s most destructive pests. It is a rapid colonizer and unlike most species of fruit flies, it can tolerate cooler climates. These traits along with its’ broad host range make the Medfly the most economically important fruit fly species.

Distribution. Economic evaluation of damage caused by, and methods of control of, the Mediterranean fruit fly The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata, is a major problem for fruit production in the Maghreb (Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia). a survey of losses and control in the region, past experience with.

The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata, a major pest of citrus in Israel, its regulation and control. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO, Ronchi-Teles B, Silva NMda, A survey of the economically important fruit flies [Diptera: Biological control of the Mediterranean fruit fly in the United States and Central America.

Dept. of Agric. ARS The Mediterranean fruit fly and its economic impact in Central. Ceratitis capitata, commonly known as the Mediterranean fruit fly or medfly, is a yellow and brown fruit pest that originates from sub-Saharan Africa. capitata has no near relatives in the Western Hemisphere and is considered to be one of the most destructive fruit pests in the : Insecta.

Restriction enzyme cleavage sites of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) from the Mediterranean fruit fly were found to vary among introduced populations in the Neotropics. The survey included samples from 15 established natural populations and 5 laboratory cultures from Hawaii, Central America, South America and West Africa and samples from recent California Cited by: Pest Fruit Flies of the World 03/ General Reference for Fruit Fly Programs PPQ Ceratitis capitata Native to tropical Africa, is now one of the most widely distributed fruit flies.

It is established in the Mediterranean area, southern Africa, various islands of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, western Australia.

melon fly (Bactrocera cucurbitae) was eradicated from the Okinawa archipelago in Japan. In Thailand, the Oriental fruit fly (B.

dorsalis) and the Guava fruit fly (B. correcta), and in the Philippines the Oriental fruit fly, are being suppressed in pilot areas to reduce losses in mango.

In the Mediterranean region, the interest in the use of SIT File Size: KB. 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 Size: 5MB. One of the world's most destructive fruit pests, the small Mediterranean fruit fly, is a big problem. In this lesson, we'll look at the fly itself, where it lives, and why this small animal is.

Adults. - 5 mm ( - in.) in length. Yellowish with brown accents, especially on abdomen and legs. The thorax is creamy white to yellow with a characteristic pattern of black blotches.; Lower corners of the face have white setae. Eyes are reddish-purple.

America and the Mediterranean World, [James A. Field Jr.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. America and the Mediterranean World, Cited by: The Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) is one of the world's most economically damaging pests.

It displays highly seasonal population dynamics, and the environmental conditions suitable for its abundance are not constant throughout the year in most places. An extensive literature search was performed to obtain the most comprehensive data on the historical and contemporary Cited by: The Mediterranean Fruit Fly Preventive Release Program (Medfly PRP) located in Los Alamitos, California, is a joint program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA).

First record of spread from Central America in (found in Chiapas state). * Cooperative Agriculture Pest Survey & NAPIS () Mediterranean fruit fly: Ceratitis capitata. is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information from this project subsequently included in the EPPO Global Database.

The Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata), or Medfly, is a significant horticultural pest which is established in parts of Western rranean fruit fly attacks a wide range of host plants, decreasing production and making fruit inedible. This can have severe consequences for local and international trade.

Mediterranean fruit fly carriers must not enter Queensland unless sourced from a state or part of a state that is certified free from Mediterranean fruit fly. Carriers that do not meet these requirements must meet requirements outlined in the Queensland biosecurity manual (PDF, MB) and have a biosecurity certificate.

The Mediterranean fruit fly, (Ceratitis capitata), popularly known as the medfly, is considered one of the worl's most disruptive agricultural pests, and in California it is a major threat to such high cash crops as citrus and stone thrives in California's Mediterranean-like climate, forcing growers to meet quarantine compliance requirements before their commodities are.

Meyer CA. Mediterranean fruit fly impact in Central America. United States Department of Agriculture Cooperative Plant Pest Report 1: – Mitchell WC, Andrew CO, Hagen KS, Hamilton RA, Harris EJ, Maehler KL, Rhode RH. The Mediterranean fruit fly and its economic impact on Central American countries and Panama.

The sterile insect technique (SIT) is a technique in which a large number of sterilized insects is released to reduce mating between fertile wild counterparts.

This technique was reported to successfully eradicate the New World screwworm, the tsetse fly, melon fruit fly, Queensland fruit fly, pink bollworm, etc. The Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) is a cosmopolitan pest of hundreds of species of commercial and wild fruits.

It is considered a major economic pest. Population dynamics of the Mediterranean fruit fly was studied along Montenegro seacoast. Tephri traps baited with 3 component female-biased. Anastrepha fraterculus (Wiedemann) is an insect pest commonly referred to as the South American fruit fly, which occurs from Southern USA to Argentina (Figure 1).

Recent research has revealed this species to be a complex of at least eight cryptic species (yet unnamed), currently described as morphotypes, rather than a single biological species. Mediterranean Fruit Fly, common name of a notorious pest that destroys fruit.

Commonly called medfly, it has infested over species of plants worldwide. Native to the Mediterranean region of southern Europe, this fly is now found in Africa, southern Europe, Central and South America, western Australia, the Hawaiian Islands, and periodically. The sterile insect technique (SIT) is a method of biological insect control, whereby overwhelming numbers of sterile insects are released into the wild.

The released insects are preferably male, as this is more cost-effective and the females may in some situations cause damage by laying eggs in the crop, or, in the case of mosquitoes, taking blood from humans.

Mexican fruit fly is one of the world's most destructive invasive pests, attacking more than 40 different kinds of fruits and vegetables. This invasive fruit fly does not harm humans or animals but it poses a serious threat to the Texas citrus industry.

ECONOMIC IMPACT OF A MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY OUTBREAK IN FLORIDA By Raphael Yves Pierre May Chair: John J. VanSickle Cochair: Thomas H.

Spreen Major Department: Food and Resource Economics We evaluated the potential impact of a Mediterranean fruit fly infestation in Florida. Mediterranean Fruit FlyThe Mediterranean fruit fly is a major pest throughout the Mediterranean region, portions of Africa, the Middle East, Central and South America, Mexico, and Hawaii, and has become established in Australia.

In France, it is able to persist from year to year only in areas bordering the Mediterranean, yet survival is. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Fruit flies are enormously important economic pests, as California has learned over the past few years (remember the Mediterranean Fruit Fly?).

The problem is expected to get worse, and issues of both basic research and control measures are very important for this pest. The Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata Wiedemann) is a common polyphagous pest, established in 95 countries, and considered the most destructive among the many fruit flies.

Other species of this insect such as C. rosa and C. cosyra are known to attack mango in Africa (Yahia et al., a). This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. See also WorldCat (this item) plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet.

Be the first one to write a review. Views. DOWNLOAD OPTIONS download 1 file. ABBYY. Pictorial key to fruit fly larvae of the family Tephritidae.

Abstract This pictorial key to the larvae of species of Tephritidae includes most of those species of economic or quarantine importance that occur in the OIRSA region (which includes Mexico, Central America and Panama) or are frequently intercepted at the ports of entry.

Yes, it’s quite spanakopita-in-the-sky to propose an American Mediterranean diet at a time when science-based approaches are losing out time and again to supposedly economic. Foreign fruit companies have monopolized the market in Central America to extract higher profits and control economic regulations.

At the present time, international corporations have started to invest in places such as Honduras to capitalize on the country’s cheap labor pool and relatively stable economic and political conditions. The Central American Cookbook: Authentic Central American Recipes from Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and Colombia [Press, BookSumo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Central American Cookbook: Authentic Central American Recipes from Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras/5(14).Geographic distribution, population dynamics and management of the Mediterranean fruitand management of the Mediterranean fruit fly in northern Mediterranean countries Nikos Papadopoulos Laboratoryygyg gy of Entomology and Agricultural Zoology University of .The global invasion of Tephritidae (fruit flies) attracts a great deal of attention in the field of plant quarantine and invasion biology because of their economic importance.

Predicting which one in hundreds of potential invasive fruit fly species is most likely to establish in a region presents a significant challenge, but can be facilitated using a self organising map (SOM), which is able Cited by: