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Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is a quarantine pest of several solanaceous crops and tropical fruits that are treated using irradiation before export from Hawaii to the U.S. mainland. A dose of 150 Gy is approved as a generic irradiation treatment for tephritid fruit flies,...

Author(s)
Follett, P. A.; Phillips, T. W.; Armstrong, J. W.; Moy, J. H.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2011, 104, 5, pp 1509-1513
Abstract

Currently approved irradiation quarantine treatment doses for Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillet), melon fly; Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), Mediterranean fruit fly; and Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel), oriental fruit fly, infesting fruits and vegetables for export from Hawaii to the continental United ...

Author(s)
Follett, P. A.; Armstrong, J. W.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2004, 97, 4, pp 1254-1262
Abstract

Evidence is presented from Hawaii to show that two varieties of Sesbania grandiflora, known to be hosts for the bean bud borer and bean butterfly, are also hosts to the fruit flies Dacus cucurbitae, D. dorsalis and Ceratitis capitata. It is thought that this should strengthen the prohibition...

Author(s)
Nakagawa, S.; Yamada, T.
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 1965, 58, 4, pp 796

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