• mango
  • Flies exposed to a combination of sugar and fresh mango fruit pulp showed greater longevity and field survival. (wiley.com)
  • Our results confirm the trade-offs between better mating performance and reduced survival produced by protein-rich diets and suggest fresh mango fruits, their products or derivates as an alternative to be developed to overcome this problem for sterile insect technique programmes. (wiley.com)
  • mexican fruit fly
  • Mexican fruit fly represents a particular threat to Florida because of its special affinity for grapefruit, of which Florida is one of the world's leading producers. (ufl.edu)
  • Mexican fruit fly larvae are transported widely in infested fruits. (ufl.edu)
  • The Mexican fruit fly is indigenous to Mexico and much of Central America as far south as Costa Rica. (ufl.edu)
  • In January 2012, the USDA-APHIS announced that the Mexican fruit fly was eradicated from the last county in Texas in which it had been present. (ufl.edu)
  • Extensive further details on the biology and ecology of the Mexican fruit fly are given by Baker et al. (ufl.edu)
  • The Mexican fruit fly larva is white with the typical fruit fly larval shape: cylindrical, elongated, anterior end usually somewhat recurved ventrally and with mouth hooks, flattened caudal end, eight ventral fusiform areas (one indistinct-between the thorax and abdomen), 11 segments to the body). (ufl.edu)
  • pest
  • These findings demonstrate the suppression of B. dorsalis using the MAT, and subsequent reduction in fruit damage by the pest. (ac.ke)