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A Selective Chemical Control Method for the Mediterranean Fruit Fly in Guatemala

  • F. Linares
  • A. Chamorro
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Mediterranean fruit fly control is based on integrated pest management techniques with a previous analysis of the particular conditions of each outbreak. The main techniques of integrated control are: chemical control, legal (quarantine) control, mechanical control, and the sterile insect technique (SIT).


Hydrolyze Protein Sterile Insect Technique Cotton Wick Minimum Significant Difference Orange Orchard 
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  • A. Chamorro

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