The annihilation of fruit flies
is the major source of control program for Integrated Pest Management (IPM); it is one of the effective methods to achieve sustainable agricultural production with less damage to the environment (Kogan et al.
collaboration with District government on the directive of Punjab government with an aim to mobilize all agriculture related departments for the field knowledge of fruit flies
to overcome the losses.
Two species of fruit flies
established in different regions of Pakistan include, peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata and cucurbit fruit fly Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett).
Vestaburg, Michigan) recommended for mass trapping methods to control fruit flies
(25-50 traps per ha; Martinez-Ferrer et al.
He said Punjab government was paying immense focus on orchards management, adding fruit flies
pose serious threat to fruits quality, production and exports.
They used tiny electrodes to measure the firing of the R2 neurons in well-rested, awake fruit flies
; in fruit flies
that were an hour into their sleep cycle; and in fruit flies
after 12 hours of sleep deprivation.
Goddard's group previously found that wild fruit flies
are serious agriculture hazard throughout the world and represent a threat to successful establishment of horticulture industry and trade.
Many advanced technologies have been adopted to control fruit flies
including melon fruit fly (Tan 2000).
The study by researchers from the University of Oxford's Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour showed that fruit flies
take longer to make more difficult decisions.
As it turns out, fruit flies
don't really turn up this time of year; they just make their presence known.
Unless stated otherwise, these three species were common to all UC Berkeley quarantine studies; other nontarget fruit flies
were tested when available.