Fruit Flies pp 329-333 | Cite as

Efficacy of Sterile Release of Anastrepha suspensa Adults Against Wild Populations

  • T. C. Holler
  • D. L. Harris
Conference paper

Abstract

Citrus from Florida are quarantined by various states and foreign countries against the Caribbean fruit fly Anastrepha suspensa (Caribfly). Loss of ethylene dibromide (EDB) required alternate treatments such as methyl bromide (CH3Br) fumigation, cold storage, and negative trapping. As an alternative to fumigations and to supplement a bait spray/“fly-free” management program, inundative releases of sterile Caribfly were initiated.

Keywords

Methyl Bromide Pickup Truck Ethylene Dibromide Inundative Release Sterile Release 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. C. Holler
  • D. L. Harris

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