Keywords: Bactrocera tryoni

No Sting in the Tail for Sterile Bisex Queensland Fruit Fly (Bactrocera tryoni Froggatt) Release Programs

O. L. Reynolds, D. Collins, B. C. Dominiak and T. Osborne,  Insects,  2022.
Global markets do not tolerate the presence of fruit fly (Tephritidae) in horticultural produce. A key method of control for tephritidae pests, is the sterile insect technique (SIT). Several countries release a bisex strain, i.e., males and females, however the sterile male is ...
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Stable isotopes for reliable identification of wild and mass-reared Queensland fruit flies in sterile insect technique programs

B. Mainali, A. S. Andrew, P. W. Taylor and P. Rempoulakis,  Journal of Pest Science,  14. 2021.
Queensland fruit fly is one of the most economically important horticultural pests in Australia. Sterile insect technique (SIT) is now being reconsidered and upscaled to combat this pest so reliable discrimination of released sterile Q-flies from wild flies in monitoring traps is ...
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