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Horticulture is one of the most important agricultural subsectors in Africa, providing income, creating employment opportunities, and enhancing food and nutritional security. However, tephritid fruit flies are responsible for both direct and indirect losses, with alien invasive species often having

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Author(s)
Ekesi, S.; Meyer, M. de; Mohamed, S. A.; Virgilio, M.; Borgemeister, C.
Publisher
Annual Reviews, Palo Alto, USA
Citation
Annual Review of Entomology, 2016, 61, pp 219-238
Abstract

Recently (2013-2014), several hoverfly specimens from two localities in Benin and Cameroon (West and Central Africa) were caught from a species that we could not identify using existing identification keys for Afrotropical Syrphidae. Specific identification as Toxomerus floralis (Fabricius) was

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Author(s)
Jordaens, K.; Goergen, G.; Kirk-Spriggs, A. H.; Vokaer, A.; Backeljau, T.; Meyer, M. de
Publisher
Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand
Citation
Zootaxa, 2015, 4044, 4, pp 567-576
Abstract

Two standard parapheromones, trimedlure (routinely used for monitoring Ceratitis rosa and C. capitata) and terpinyl acetate (routinely used for monitoring C. cosyra) were compared with enriched ginger root oil (EGO) lure for detecting and monitoring the presence and relative population abundance of

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Author(s)
Mwatawala, M.; Virgilio, M.; Joseph, J.; Meyer, M. de
Publisher
PENSOFT Publishers, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
ZooKeys, 2015, 540, pp 429-442
Abstract

Trials were conducted in the Morogoro Region, Tanzania, to evaluate the effectiveness of three Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs against Bactrocera dorsalis over five seasons. Spot application of molasses bait was compared with broadcast sprays of insecticide dimethoate/lambda cyhalothrin

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Author(s)
Mwatawala, M. W.; Mziray, H.; Malebo, H.; Meyer, M. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Crop Protection, 2015, 76, pp 103-107
Abstract

Author(s)
Virgilio, M.; White, I.; Meyer, M. de
Publisher
PENSOFT Publishers, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
ZooKeys, 2014, 428, pp 97-108
Abstract

Author(s)
Meyer, M. de
Publisher
International Organization for Biological and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Plants (OIBC/OILB), West Palaearctic Regional Section (WPRS/SROP), Dijon, France
Citation
IOBC/WPRS Bulletin, 2012, 74, pp 17
Abstract

We report the results of a large-scale (six orchards) and long-term (5-yr) study on seasonal population fluctuations of fruit flies (Diptera Tephritidae) in mango (2005-2009) and cashew (2007-2009) orchards in the Borgou Department, Benin. During the five consecutive years of mango fruit fly

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Author(s)
Vayssières, J. F.; Meyer, M. de; Ouagoussounon, I.; Sinzogan, A.; Adandonon, A.; Korie, S.; Wargui, R.; Anato, F.; Houngbo, H.; Didier, C.; Bon, H. de; Goergen, G.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Annapolis, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2015, 108, 5, pp 2213-2230
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i>Bactrocera</i> species that pose a threat to Florida: <i>B. carambolae</i> and <i>B. invadens</i>.

This chapter describes the host range, colonization ability, taxonomic status, mating behaviour, oviposition, adult feeding, life stages, geographical distribution, sampling and monitoring techniques, economic importance, and control tactics (including male annihilation and foliage baiting) of two

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Author(s)
Malavasi, A.; Midgarden, D.; Meyer, M. de
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Bactrocera invadens, a fruit fly from Asia, is an invasive pest species across Africa. It appears to continue spreading, not only in latitude but also in altitude. To assess its capacity to infest a large variety of hosts and its competition with other fruit fly species, a study along an

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Author(s)
Geurts, K.; Mwatawala, M. W.; Meyer, M. de
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Bulletin of Entomological Research, 2014, 104, 3, pp 288-294
Abstract

The relative abundance of indigenous and invasive frugivorous fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) was evaluated spatially and temporally along an altitudinal transect between 581-1650 m in the Uluguru Mountains near Morogoro, Tanzania. The polyphagous invasive fruit fly Bactrocera invadens Drew,

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Author(s)
Geurts, K.; Mwatawala, M.; Meyer, M. de
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Libraries, Madison, USA
Citation
Journal of Insect Science (Madison), 2012, 12, 12, pp (27 January 2012)

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