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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...

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 dominancy of introduced Bactrocera species (Diptera: Tephritidae) over the native fruit fly species was assessed based on data collected from a trapping and sampling program in Morogoro, Tanzania, from 2004 to 2006. Two invasions by Bactrocera species namely the invasive fruit fly Bactrocera...

Author(s)
Mwatawala, M. W.; Meyer, M. de; Makundi, R. H.; Maerere, A. P.
Publisher
Academic Journals, New York, USA,
Citation
Journal of Entomology, 2009, 6, 1, pp 18-27
Abstract

The temporal occurrence of the invasive and economically important pest fruit fly, Bactrocera invadens was studied in three agro-ecological areas of Morogoro Region, central Tanzania, during 2004-2005. Weekly and monthly trappings were carried out with methyl eugenol, protein bait and synthetic...

Author(s)
Mwatawala, M. W.; Meyer, M. de; Makundi, R. H.; Maerere, A. P.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Berlin, Germany,
Citation
Journal of Applied Entomology, 2006, 130, 9/10, pp 530-537
Abstract

A study was conducted between June and September 1993 to identify fruit fly species associated with mangoes in Morogoro, Tanzania. Two different species were found. One was identified as the Marula fruit fly, Ceratitis cosyra. The other species could not be identified with certainty but was thought ...

Author(s)
Mwatawala, M. W.; White, I. M.; Maerere, A. P.; Senkondo, F. J.; Meyer, M. de
Publisher
Entomological Society of Southern Africa, Pretoria, South Africa,
Citation
African Entomology, 2004, 12, 1, pp 154-156

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