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Mediterranean fruit fly and its economic impact on Central American countries and Panama

Mediterranean fruit fly and its economic impact on Central American countries and Panama

a multidisciplinary study team report

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Published by University of California in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mediterranean fruit-fly.,
  • Insects, Injurious and beneficial -- Central America.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wallace C. Mitchell ... [et al.].
    ContributionsMitchell, Wallace C., United States. Agency for International Development., University of California/AID Pest Management and Related Environmental Protection Project.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination189 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15495767M

    means it’s official. Federal government websites always use domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you’re on site by inspecting your browser’s address (or “location”) bar. Pomegranate is a tropical fruit botanically known as Punica granatum. Pomegranate is a fruit which is increasing gaining popularity among horticulturists across the globe. The crop is believed to have originated in Iran (Morton, ). For the countries in the Mediterranean, the fruit is meant of very close cultural association. For them it is a very important constituent of the diet.

    Section (b), Mediterranean Fruit Fly Interior Quarantine – OAL: 08/23/ – Add Rancho Cucamonga area of San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties This amendment established the quarantine area for Mediterranean fruit fly of approximately 88 square miles surrounding the Rancho Cucamonga area of San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Biological control of the Mediterranean fruit fly in the United States and Central America Item Preview Biological control of the Mediterranean fruit fly in the United States and Central America by Gilstrap, F.

      The Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly), Ceratitis capitata, is a major destructive insect pest due to its broad host range, which includes hundreds of fruits and vegetables. It exhibits a unique ability to invade and adapt to ecological niches throughout tropical and subtropical regions of the world, though medfly infestations have been prevented and controlled by the sterile insect technique.   MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT CROPS The current situation of nine temperate Mediterranean fruits and nuts in the world, will be discussed in descending order of economic importance. Olive The cultivated olive (Olea europaea, Oleaceae) is a long-lived, evergreen tree native to the Mediterranean basin. It is valued for its fruit and oil.


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Mediterranean fruit fly and its economic impact on Central American countries and Panama Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Mediterranean fruit fly and its economic impact on Central American countries and Panama. UC/AID Pest Management and Related Environmental Protection Project at the University of California, Berkeley.

Papadopoulos NT. Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Pest Profile: The Mediterranean fruit fly is a short, squat fly about 1/4 inch in length (Fig.

It has a blackish thorax marked with silver; a tan abdomen with darker stripes extending across the abdomen; and clear wings with two light brown bands across the wing, another along the distal front edge, and gray flecks scattered near the base.

Mediterranean fruit fly and its economic impact on Central American countries and Panama. UC/AID Pest Manage- ment and Related Environmental Protection Project at the University of California, Berkeley. p., 17 tab., lO ap. The Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Ceratitis capitata or Medfly) is considered the most important agricultural pest in the world.

The Medfly has spread throughout the Mediterranean region, southern Europe, the Middle East, Western Australia, South and Central America and Hawaii. The first of numerous U.S.

mainland infestations occurred in Florida in. The Mediterranean fruit fly and its economic impact on Central American countries and Panama: a multidisciplinary study team report / (Berkeley, Calif.: University of California, ), by Wallace C.

Mitchell, University of California/AID Pest Management and Related Environmental Protection Project. cn, and United States. Agency for. Biological Profile of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly The Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) is the most notorious member of the family Tephritidae (Narayanan and Batra, ).

It originates from sub-Saharan Africa and is now widely distributed in many countries of the Mediterranean coast. It has no near relatives in the western hemisphere. Figure 3. Eggs of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann).

Credits: Jeffery Lotz, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services-Division of Plant Industry; Figure 4. Larva of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann).

Head is to the left. The Exotic Fruit Fly Strategic Plan The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has a robust plan in place to protect American agriculture from medfly and other exotic fruit fly pests. The – Exotic Fruit Fly Strategic Plan brings together all exotic fruit fly programs, including Mediterranean, Mexican, and Oriental fruit flies.

The. The Mediterranean cultivates about 95 percent of the world’s olives, which are eaten as a fruit or pressed for their oil. Because of their heart-healthy fat content, olives, like avocados, don’t have the sweet flavor you’d expect from something called a fruit. The Mediterranean fruit fly, (Ceratitis capitata), popularly known as the medfly, is considered one of the worl's most disruptive agricultural pests, and in California it is a major threat to such high cash crops as citrus and stone thrives in California's Mediterranean-like climate, forcing growers to meet quarantine compliance requirements before their commodities are allowed to.

Mediterranean fruit fly synonyms, Mediterranean fruit fly pronunciation, Mediterranean fruit fly translation, English dictionary definition of Mediterranean fruit fly.

Control of the south American fruit fly in pear fruits with natural-based products/ Controle da mosca-das-frutas Sul-Americana em frutos de pera com produtos de origem.

Recent Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) infestations in Florida: a genetic perspective. Journal of Economic Entomology 96(6) Journal of Economic Entomology 96(6) View all resources for Mediterranean Fruit Fly.

The Mediterranean fruit fly (hereafter called "Medfly") and other fruit flies in the family Tephritidae are the most destructive pests offruits and vegetables causing severe damage to the production and marketing of horticultural products and consequent economic losses to the.

Mediterranean fruit flies are slightly smaller than a housefly with an average length of - mm. Adults have a predominantly dark body with two white bands on a yellowish abdomen.

Their wings have bands of brown, yellow, and black markings. the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wied.). It is found in Central and South America, Africa, Australia, Asia, the Mediterranean Basin and Hawaii. Its control, by irradiation, is a small but important field in which the peaceful uses of atomic energy can help increase the sum total of foodstuff in the famine-facing countries of.

The objective of this paper is to predict the state-wide invasion patterns and eventual distribution and abundance of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata in California if current eradication efforts fail. The predictions are based on four assumptions: (1) the medfly is established in the state; (2) existing eradication technologies are inadequate; (3) no new and effective.

Mediterranean fruit fly definition, a small, black and white, irregularly banded two-winged fly, Ceratitis capitata, of many warm regions, that damages citrus and other succulent fruit crops by implanting eggs that hatch into maggots within the fruit.

See more. The Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) is a hugely destructive agricultural pest, attacking more than kinds of fruits, nuts and vegetables.

It is found throughout Africa, South and Central America, the Mediterranean and parts of Australia, causing widespread damage and a severe economic impact. The Mediterranean fruit fly ‘Medfly’ is considered one of the world’s most destructive pests.

It is a rapid colonizer and unlike most species of fruit flies, it can tolerate cooler climates. These traits along with its’ broad host range make the Medfly the most economically important fruit fly species.

Distribution. The Threat of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly1 to American Agriculture and Efforts Being Made to Counter This Threat2 3 ErnestJ. Harris the economic impact ofthe fly, due to direct control costs and the cost of countries, all located around the Mediterranean Sea, have climates.

Mediterranean Fruit Fly. The Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata Wiedemannis) better known as medfly. It is a species that has been introduced in many countries all over the world. It is considered a major pest, due to its ability to attack many hosts.

In countries where it has become established it has caused significant economic loss.Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) is a serious horticultural pest in Western Australia. It attacks a range of cultivated fruits and some fruiting vegetables.

Medfly, as it is commonly known, has been recorded to infest more than hosts worldwide. The first sign of damage is often larvae-infested or ‘stung’ fruit.

Stinging is caused by the female laying eggs into unripened or.Species names are in italic script; names of isolates and synonyms are in roman script. Sequence accession numbers [ ] and assigned abbreviations () are also listed.