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Their presence is essential to the national exotic fruit fly surveillance programme.
In Chayvan, president of Kampong Speu Mangoes Association, said that while the fruit fly has been a problem for mango farmers in the past, most have established methods that ensure there are few to no flies in their mango shipments.
Only five percent of these neurons retain the uniquely labeled information, but whenever the fruit fly smells the same substance again, these specific neurons are triggered, enabling it to differentiate between different odors.
This infestation of fruit fly is increasing day by day; due to this its market value reduces and cannot be exported in international market (Stone House et al.
They stated this while addressing a seminar held here on Monday in connection with Fruit Fly Management Week at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR).
Deputy Director Agriculture Mohammad Asghar appealed fruit garden and orchard owners to attend awareness gatherings of agriculture representatives to get knowledge about fruit fly.
The population of the fruit fly was positively correlated with the temperature and slightly negative correlation was seen for relative humidity.
Therefore, despite the fact that farmers with small or average orchards could improve production by applying sanitation and fruit fly control methods, only a few smallholders have shown interest in investing money for this purpose (Castaneda et al.
The presence of fruit fly can also result in loss of valuable interstate and export markets.
However melon fruit fly [Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae)] is the major limiting factor in obtaining quality fruits and a high yield (Dhillon et al.
With a brain the size of a salt grain, a fruit fly can do Top Gun maneuvers in about one-fiftieth of the time it takes to blink a human eye.
The Oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis) is a pest well known in the United States and is causing severe damage to French Polynesian agriculture, a major industry with exports of several tropical fruits and vegetables.
The olive fruit fly was first detected in California in 1998 in the Los Angeles Basin and was subsequently found in all olive-growing areas within 4 years (fig.
But if you were a fruit fly, asking another fruit fly, that question might have a different answer.
Do their fruit flies lie awake at night worrying about the state of the fruit fly economy?