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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...

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

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...

Nakagawa, S.; Yamada, T.
Journal of Economic Entomology, 1965, 58, 4, pp 796

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