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Monitoring and Control of Fruit Flies by Pheromone Traps in Guava and Mango Orchards

  • Z. A. Qureshi
  • T. Hussain
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Among the fruit fly complex in Pakistan Dacus zonatus (Saunders) and D. dorsalis Hendel are serious pests of guava and mango (Ghouri, 1960). In recent years it has been observed that D. dorsalis has also become endemic to almost all the grafted mango cultivars in Sind Province and damage of 1250% is not uncommon by both species of fruit flies. Syed et al. (1970), reported a damage of 25–50% to guava crop by D. zonatus alone particularly in summer season. In some cases where no control measures are adopted, the infestation becomes so serious that the entire guava crop is damaged.


Pheromone Trap Methyl Eugenol Mass Trapping Fruit Infestation Mango Orchard 
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