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Soybean Protein Hydrolysate Bait for Medfly Control

  • G. Putruele
  • N. N. Abbiati
  • N. C. Vaccaro
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Abstract

Fruit flies can be chemically controlled by a mixture of insecticide and food attractants, commonly known as baits (Steiner, 1955). These mixtures have performed well in different parts of the world; they also offer economic and ecological advantages when compared with traditional treatments with insecticides. The main advantages are: a) reduction in application costs; b) reduction in the amount of active ingredient of the insecticide used per surface unit; and c) reduction of the treated area (Hagen, 1955).

Keywords

Protein Hydrolysate Sugarcane Molas Navel Orange Food Attractant Soybean Protein Hydrolysate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Putruele
  • N. N. Abbiati
  • N. C. Vaccaro

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