The two needed a way to get rid of screw-worm
flies that would prey on cattle.
control through release of sterilized flies.
Reproductive behavior of laboratory-reared screw-worm
flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
continued to support the Department of Animal Health in its efforts to control the spread of a screw-worm
outbreak in Amran governorate by treating over 10,000 animals in April alone;
Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation Mansour al-Hawshabi and FAO representative Fuad al-Domi focused in their talks on the efforts to uproot screw-worm
Incidence of Chry somya bezziana screw-worm
myiasis in Saudi Arabia, 1999/2000.
- The two-day regional meeting on capacity building for monitoring standard of Screw-Worm
Fly began at the Holiday Inn Hotel the under the auspices of Dr, Ishaq bin Ahmed al Ruqaishi, Undersecretary of the Agriculture Ministry.
Entomologists also used the technique to clear California citrus groves of the invasive Mediterranean fruit fly and to eradicate a livestock parasite, the New World screw-worm
fly, from North and Central America.
We've had screw-worm
maggots grow in our muscles and burrowing fleas that dig into heels and under toenails and produce pea-sized egg sacks if you don't dig them out with a needle.
In Indonesia last year, the CSIRO's projects included work on developing a screw-worm
fly vaccine, monitoring the long-line catch of southern bluefin tuna, the management and conservation of the Terubuk fishery in Riau Province and training in grain storage equipment.
By swamping wild populations with sterile males, scientists have controlled the screw-worm
fly in beef cattle herds, and reduced medfly infestations in Argentina.