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Mediterranean fruit fly eradication program

hearing before the Subcommittee on Department Operations and Nutrition of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, May 5, 1994.
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Mediterranean fruit-fly -- Control -- California, Aerial spraying and dusting in agriculture -- California, Malathion -- Toxicology -- Calif

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .A33273 1994a
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The Mediterranean Fruit Fly Preventive Release Program (Medfly PRP) located in Los Alamitos, California, is a joint program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA).

Once an adult Mediterranean fruit fly is positively identified, the number of baited traps throughout that area is greatly increased to capture the flies and remove them from the environment, and to serve as a monitoring tool for the effectiveness of the eradication program.

Biology of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly Life Cycle 12/ Medfly Action Plan PPQ Program actions are guided in part by the insect life cycle data. Eradication treatments, length of trapping activities, and regulatory functions are affected primarily by the length of.

Program Reviews. Mediterranean Fruit Fly Preventive Release Program, Review of Sterile Insect Release Facilities ( Mb) United States And Mexico Lower Rio Grande Valley Mexican Fruit Fly Eradication Program Review, Final Report (PDF; Mb) Program Plans. Fruit Fly Exclusion and Detection Strategic Plan FY Pest Hotline: The Mediterranean fruit flyThe Mediterranean fruit fly is a short, squat fly about 1/4 inch in length.

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.

Ina sudden invasion of Mediterranean fruit flies (Ceratitis capitata, "medflies") appeared in California and began devastating ists were Mediterranean fruit fly eradication program book and said that the sudden appearance of the insects "defies logic", and some speculated "biological terrorists" were responsible.

Analysis suggested that an outside hand played a role in the dense on: Southern California (Los Angeles area).

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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. Get this from a library. Mediterranean fruit fly eradication program: Sacramento, California, Decem [California.

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Committee on. Ceratitis capitata, commonly known as the Mediterranean fruit fly or medfly, is a yellow and brown fruit pest that originates from sub-Saharan Africa.

capitata has no near relatives in the Western Hemisphere and is considered to be one of the most destructive fruit pests in the world. There have been occasional medfly infestations in the states of California, Florida, and Texas that Family: Tephritidae.

Get this from a library. Mediterranean fruit fly eradication program: hearing before the Subcommittee on Department Operations and Nutrition of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, May 5, [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Department Operations and Nutrition.]. Maxwell J. Scott, Mark Q. Benedict, in Genetic Control of Malaria and Dengue, Chromosome Rearrangements. Technology to create sexually sterile male mosquitoes was adapted directly particularly from screwworm and the Mediterranean fruit fly SIT programs.

Other activities against mosquitoes echoed similar methods to control the sheep blowfly L. cuprina (described earlier) using various. California's / Mediterranean Fruit Fly Eradication Program, Dick Penrose Behavioral Control of Apple Maggot Flies, Ronald J. Prokopy and Jennifer Mason The Mexican National Fruit Fly Eradication Campaign: Largest Fruit Fly Industrial Complex in the World, Juan A.

Rull Gabayet, Jesus Reyes Flores, and Walther Enkerlin Hoeflich. The Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata), or Medfly, is a significant horticultural pest which is established in parts of Western rranean fruit fly attacks a wide range of host plants, decreasing production and making fruit inedible.

This can have severe consequences for local and international trade. Thank you for your cooperation in the eradication of Mediterranean fruit fly. If you have any questions, please call the toll-free Mediterranean fruit fly helpline at USDA-ARS scientists in Hawaii and Texas collaborated in investigating phloxine B, better.

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.

Surveillance for Acute Pesticide-Related Illness During the Medfly Eradication Program -- Florida, The Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) (Ceratitis capitata, Wiedemann) is an exotic insect that can damage approximately fruit and vegetable plant species and is a serious threat to domestic the spring and summer ofpesticides were used by federal and state.

Fruit fly problems in china and prospects for using the sterile insect technique Fruit fly problems in southeast Asia and efforts to meet them Bioclimatic effects on the distribution of the Mediterranean fruit fly (diptera: tephritidae) in the maghreb Fruit fly free areas: Strategies to develop them Pink boolworm sterile moth Pages:   The Battle Over the Medfly Video InCalifornia tried to stop the Mediterranean fruit fly from infesting crops and threatening the state’s agricultural industry.

Trapping was undertaken as part of the Papaya Fruit Fly Eradication Program from to (Cantrell et al. ) and the ongoing National Exotic Fruit Fly Monitoring Program from onwards. Fruit flies are enormously important economic pests, as California has learned over the past few years (remember the Mediterranean Fruit Fly?).

The problem is expected to get worse, and issues of both basic research and control measures are very important for this pest. This book is the edited.

The Mediterranean fruit fly, also known as the medfly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), is a destructive fruit pest widespread throughout Africa, southern Europe, the Middle East, Australia, and Central and South America.

So far it is not known to be established in the United States except in Hawaii. It attacks over species of plants and is potentially a serious commercial threat to.

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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. For questions related to the Fruit Fly Eradication Program, contact Mr. John C. Stewart, APHIS National Fruit Fly Eradication Program Manager, Center for Plant Health Science and Technology, PPQ, APHIS, Varsity Drive, SuiteRaleigh [email protected]; () The San Mateo County D epartment of Agriculture/Weights and Measures and Ca lifornia Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) are pleased to announce that the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Medfly) has been declared eradicated in San Mateo County as of October 4, The qu arantine began in November of after routine insect trapping by the Agriculture Department’s pest detection staff.

SETTING UP A SUCCESFUL ERADICATION PROGRAM AND THE IMPORTANCE OF SURVEILLANCE MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY ERADICATION PROGRAMME IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. OUTBREAK FACTS •The Presence of Med-Fly was reported on March 18 •A solid surveillance network against non-native fruit fly pest was.

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 Size: 5MB. Common Name: Mediterranean Fruit Fly Scientific Name:Ceratitis capitata Weidemann Pest Rating: "A".

DESCRIPTION. 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. Abstract. Infestations of the Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly) have been found in California four times in the past decade.

The /90 eradication program, a cooperative effort by the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Agricultural Commissioners Offices of Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, and Santa Cited by:   The Mediterranean Fruit Fly Eradication Program (Moscamed Program) was created through a cooperative agreement signed between Mexico and Guatemala ina Memorandum of Understanding signed by Mexico and the USA inand a Cooperative Agreement signed by Guatemala and USA in Cited by: Queensland fruit fly (Qfly, Bactrocera tryoni) is native to Australia.

It is considered to be one of the most serious pests of fruit and vegetables and attacks a larger range of crops than Mediterranean fruit fly (medfly), which is present in Western Australia. Qfly is found in New South Wales, the Northern Territory, Queensland and Victoria.

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Gregor Rohwer.Mediterranean fruit fly: On June 5,two Mediterranean fruit thion were used in the eradication program, which was declared a success after 19 months and a cost of $10 million. Death of some By late January the fruit- stripping program was apparently progress- .Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Mediterranean Fruit Fly Eradication Program: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Department Operations and Nutrition of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Brand: United States Congress House Committe.