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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

Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel) is a pest of Asian origin, first detected in Africa in 2006. We assessed the host utilization of this quarantine pest in Morogoro region, eastern central Tanzania, by collecting a wide range of cultivated and wild host plants of species belonging to Solanaceae and...

Author(s)
Mziray, H. A.; Makundi, R. H.; Mwatawala, M.; Maerere, A.; Meyer, M. de
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2010, 103, 1, pp 70-76

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