Ceratitis capitata


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  • noun

Synonyms for Ceratitis capitata

small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruit

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For known pests of commercial crops, such as Ceratitis capitata, the former is highly likely.
Parasitoids of medfly, Ceratitis capitata, and related tephritids in Kenyan coffee: A predominantly koinobiont assemblage.
Atkinson left CSIRO in early 1997 to join the University of California where is working on a number of insect species, including the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata.
Contract notice: Contract for the supply of traps dry food attractant bait and insecticide used to reduce the population of ceratitis capitata wied, the campaign against this pest in valencia.
As moscas-das-frutas (Diptera: Tephritidae) sao, mundialmente, reconhecidas como pragas da fruticultura, inclusive no Brasil, particularmente do genero Anastrepha (Schiner) e da especie Ceratitis capitata (Wiedmann), que sao tambem vulgarmente denominadas de "bicho das frutas" ou "bicho da goiaba" (White e Elson-harris, 1992; Malavasi e Zucchi, 2000).
The most successful efforts for removal of females during the rearing process have been made with the mosquito, Anopheles albimanus Wiedemann (Diptera: Culicidae) (4,5), the medfly, Ceratitis capitata Wiedemann (1,6), and the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.
As early as 1929, the Mediterranean fruit fly -- Ceratitis capitata -- had made its mark in fruit orchards in Florida.
ludens showed a genetic diversity within the range reported for Ceratitis capitata based on enzymes (from 0.
Phloxine B effect on immature stages of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) (Wiedemann).
Mass trapping strategies have been developed for control the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), and have attracted interest due to their efficacy, specificity and low environmental impact (Navarro-Llopis et al.
Medfly, Ceratitis capitata, is one of the world's worst insect pests of agriculture.
Thermotolerance and HSP70 expression in the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata.