1st Edition

Fruit Fly Pests A World Assessment of Their Biology and Management

Edited By Bruce A. McPheron, Gary J. Steck Copyright 1996

    A book of national and international importance, Fruit Fly Pests is an exhaustive compendium of information (with data provided by more than 100 contributors) that will appeal to a wide variety of readers. With huge losses experienced annually from fruit fly devastation, information on these high-profile insects is important to commercial fruit and vegetable growers, marketing exporters, government regulatory agencies, and the scientific community. Fruit flies impose a considerable resource tax, and the ones who suffer range from shippers to end users. The demand for world-wide plant protection requires up-to-date research information. This book meets that need.
    This book contains the proceedings from the most recent International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance. Here you will find the major presentations given at the symposium, with an added feature - overviews from experts on topics not covered directly by participants in the symposium, filling in gaps in the current literature. The resulting publication is the most up-to-date and readable text to be found anywhere on the subject of tephritids.

    Opening Address, Jorge Hendrichs
    Welcoming Remarks, Richard Gaskalla
    Welcoming Remarks, Robert M. Faust
    Keynote Address: Message from a Non-Pest Fruit Fly, Linda Partridge

    Overview of Research on the Behavior of Fruit Flies, Peter J. Landolt and Sergeo Quilici
    Behaviors of California Fruit Flies and the Evolution of Tephritid Mating Systems, D.H. Headrick and R.D. Goeden
    Acoustical Comparisons of Calling Songs from Anastrepha Species in Brazil, R.W. Mankin, A. Malavasi, and C. Aquino
    Comparative Mating Systems of Two Rhagoletis Species: The Adaptive Significance of Mate Guarding, Susan B. Opp, Steven A. Spisak, Aparna Telang, and Sha S. Hammond
    Sexual Behavior and Signals Used for Mating of Bactrocera correcta (Bezzi), Ratana Poramarcom and Visut Baimai
    Influence of Some Visual Stimuli on the Selection of Oviposition Site by Ceratitis (Pterandrus) rosa Karsch, S. Quilici and L. Rivry
    Ovipositional Responses to Apple in a Caged Tree by Anastrepha fraterculus in Southern Brazil, R.L. Sugayama, A. Malavasi, I. Nora, and E.S. Branco

    Olfactory Semiochemicals of Tephritids, Eric B. Jang and Douglas M. Light
    Pheromones of Mediterranean Fruit Fly: Presumed Mode of Action and Implications for Improved Trapping Techniques, P.E. Howse and J.J. Knapp
    Morphology of Adult Male Rectum of Seven Species of Anastrepha from Brazil and Mating Behavior Correlations, M.D. Barros and A. Malavasi
    Volatile Components from the Salivary Glands of Calling Males of the South American Fruit Fly, Anastrepha fraterculus: Partial Identification and Behavioral Activity, Ivanildo S. De Lima, Philip E. Howse, and Ian D.R. Stevens
    Attraction of Female Mediterranean Fruit Flies to Identified Components of the Male-Produced Pheromone: Qualitative Aspects of Major, Intermediate, and Minor Components, Eric B. Jang and Douglas M. Light
    Plant Volatiles Evoke and Modulate Tephritid Behavior, Douglas M. Light and Eric B. Jang
    Trap Utilization by Mediterranean Fruit Fly Populations in Citrus Groves in Portugal, R. Pereira and J.P. Carvalho
    Mark-Recapture Studies of Walnut Husk Flies Attracted to Food-Based Lures, Katherine M. Reynolds, Susan B. Opp, Melissa Moen, and Karen Denham
    Sex Pheromone and Mating Competition after Methyl Eugenol Consumption in the Bactrocera dorsalis Complex, Keng-Hong Tan R. Nishida

    Tephritidae in the Biological Control of Weeds, Charles E. Turner
    Reduction of Seed Set in Nodding Thistle (Carduus nutans) by the Seed-Fly, Urophora solstitialis, in Australia, T.L. Woodburn
    Tephritid Flies in the Biological Control of Yellow Starthistle, Charles E. Turner

    Towards the Application of Genetic Sexing in Tephritid Fruit Fly SIT Programs, Ute Willhoeft, Gerald Franz, and Don O. McInnis
    Development and Application of Genetic Sexing Systems for the Mediterranean Fruit Fly Based on a Temperature Sensitive Lethal, Gerald Franz, Philippe Kerremans, Pedro Rendon, and Jorge Hendrichs
    Assessment of Irradiation Doses for TSL (Thermal Sensitive Lethal) Strain Vienna 42, P. Rendon, G. Franz, and R.J. Wood

    Review of Session VI, Genetics/Biochemistry, Alan S. Robinson and Antigone Zacharopoulou
    Mapping an Isozymic Gene Expressed in Pupae with Respect to Adult Markers in Ceratitis capitata, J.L. Cladera, A.C. Alberti, H.F. Curti, J.C. Vilardi, and B.O. Saidman
    Sequence from Eye Color Genes, Chorion Gene and Mariner-Like Transposable Elements in the Queensland Fruit Fly, Bactrocera tryoni, Marianne Frommer, Alfie Meats, Deirdre Sharkey, Deborah Shearman, John, Sved, and Catherine Turney
    An Analysis of the hobo Transposable Element for Gene-Vector Development, Alfred M. Handler and Sheilachu P. Gomez
    Linkage Analysis of Genetic Markers in the Oriental Fruit Fly, Susan D. McCombs and Stephen H. Saul
    Genetic Studies of the Melon Fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae, Susan D. McCombs, Donald O. McInnis, and Stephen H. Saul
    Heterosis in Ceratitis capitata, M.C. Zapater, C. Banchero, M. Battista, and H. Rizzo

    Fruit Fly Taxonomy: Recent Advances and New Approaches, Ian M. White
    Anastrepha Species from the Brazilian Amazon: Distribution, Hosts, and Lectotype Designations, R.A. Zucchi, N.M. da Silva, and S. Silveira Neto

    Population Genetic Studies of Tephritid Flies of Economic Importance, George K. Roderick
    Genetic and Morphological Differentiation in the Specialist Species Anastrepha pickeli and A. montie, J.S. Morgante, D. Selivon, V.N. Solferini, and A.S. do Nascimento
    Genetic Variability in Anastrepha pseudoparallela: A Specialist Species, Rominy N. Stefani and J.S. Morgante
    Genetic and Statistical Analysis of Colonization, George K. Roderick and Francis X. Villablanca
    Distribution of Mitochondrial DNA Haplotypes Among Ceratitis capitata Populations Worldwide, G.J. Steck, G.E. Gasparich, H.Y. Han, B.A. McPheron, and W.S. Sheppard

    Demography of Fruit Flies and Implications to Action Programs, Pablo Liedo and James R. Carey
    Future Trends in Fruit Fly Management, Martin Aluja
    Population Dynamics of Fruit Flies in Itaguaf County, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I-Survey of the Species, Elen de L. Aguilar and Eurípedes B. Menezes
    Susceptibility of Different Mango Varieties (Mangifera indica) to the Attack of the Fruit Fly, Anastrepha oblique (Diptera: Tephritidae), R. da S. Carvalho, A.S. Mascimento, J.S. Morgante, and N. Fonseca
    Cyromazine: Effects on Three Species of Anastrepha, Francisco Díaz, Jorge Toledo, Walther Enkerlin, and Juan, Hernández
    Relative Resistance of Avocado Germplasm to Caribbean Fruit Fly, Michael K. Hennessey and Robert J. Knight, Jr.
    Hosts for Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) and Anastrepha fraterculus (Wiedmann) in the Northeastern Province of Entre Ríos, Argentina, M.T. Graciela Putruele
    Life Cycle of Anastrepha grandis, Janisete Gomes Silva and Also Malavasi
    The Natural Host Plants of Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the State of Amazonas, Brazil, N.M. da Silva, S. Silveira Neto, and R.A. Zucci
    Comparison of the Biology of Anastrepha obliqua Reared in Mango (Mangifera indica L.) and in Mombin (Spondias mombin) Infested Under Field Conditions, J. Toledo A. and J.R. Lara V.

    Status and Needs of Biological Control Research for Tephritid Flies, Russell H. Messing
    The Past and Potential of Biological Control of Fruit Flies, John M. Sivinski
    Inundative Release of the Parasitoid Diachasmimorpha longicaudata for the Control of the Caribbean Fruit Fly, Anastrepha suspensa, Reed E. Burns, Jose D. Diaz, and Timothy C. Holler

    Quality Control and SIT Field Testing with Genetic Sexing Mediterranean Fruit Fly Males, A.P. Economopoulos
    Problems Encountered During Long-Term SIT Programs in Japan, Osamu Iwahashi
    Implementation of Technical and Managerial Systems for Quality Control in Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Ceratitis capitata) Sterile Release Programs, C.O. Calkins, T.R. Ashley, and D.L. Chambers
    Competitive Behavior of Males of Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata, Genetic Sexing Strain Vienna-42, Jorge Hendrichs, Byron Katsoyannos, Klaus Gaggl, and Vivat Wornoayporn
    Movement of Sterile Melon Flies in Okinawa, Japan, T. Kohama and H. Kuba
    Ethological Analysis of Medfly Courtship: Potential for Quality Control, Slawomir A. Lux and Klaus Gaggl
    The Influence of Four Phenols on the Olive Fruit Fly, A.G. Manoukas
    Artificial Selection Experiments in the Melon Fly: The Status Quo and Problems, T. Miyatake
    Metamorphosis in the Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), L.A. Quesada-Allué, P. Wappner, G.L. Boccaccio, and A. Rabossi
    Quality Assessment of Mass-Reared Bactrocera zonata (Saunders), Z.A. Qureshi, T. Hussain, and Q.H. Siddiqui
    Suppression of Mediterranean Fruit Fly Populations with SIT in Two Habitats: A Coffee Agroecosystem with a Braconid Parasitoid and a Forest with Scattered Patches of Understory Coffee, Roger I. Vargas

    Synopsis of Postharvest Quarantine Treatment Research, Guy Hallman and Mary Quinlan
    Irradiation as a Quarantine Treatment Against Fruit Flies, A.K. Burditt, Jr.
    Postharvest Fruit Fly Disinfestation of Papaya, R.P. Campos, S.L. Honorio, and V.N. Solferini
    Cold Treatment, the Caribbean Fruit Fly, and Carambolas, Walter P. Gould
    Mortality of Caribbean Fruit Fly in Coated Fruits, Guy J. Hallman
    Fruit Fly Larval Mortality from Thermal Treatments Varies with Substrate Type, James D. Hansen
    A Rapid Test for Distinguishing Irradiated from Unirradiated Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidea), Larvae, M. Mansour and G. Franz

    Action Programs Against Fruit Flies of Economic Importance: Session Overview, J. Hendrichs
    Advances in the National Fruit Fly Control and Eradication Program in Argentina, R. Aruani, A. Ceresa, J.C. Granados, G. Taret, P. Peruzzotti, and G. Ortiz
    California Industry Comments, Dean Buchinger
    Role of the Private Sector in Action Program Research Needs, Walter Enkerlin
    Queensland Fruit Fly (Bactrocera tryoni): Eradication from Western Australia, Kingsley Fisher
    The Successful Eradication Programs of the Melon Fly in Okinawa, H. Kuba, T. Kohama, H. Kakinohana, M. Yamagishi, K. Kinjo, Y. Sodei, T., Nakasone, and Y. Nakamoto
    California's 1993/1994 Mediterranean Fruit Fly Eradication Program, Dick Penrose
    Behavioral Control of Apple Maggot Flies, Ronald J. Prokopy and Jennifer Mason
    The Mexican National Fruit Fly Eradication Campaign: Largest Fruit Fly Industrial Complex in the World, Juan A. Rull Gabayet, Jesus Reyes Flores, and Walther Enkerlin Hoeflich

    Eulogy for G. Gregor Rohwer, As presented by G. Tween
    Fourth International Symposium on Fruit Flies on Economic Importance: Final Program
    Species Index
    Author Index
    Subject Index


    McPheron, Bruce A.; Steck, Gary J.

    "Fruit Fly Pests is the definitive work on fruit flies, containing 100 contributions from experts all over the world."
    Fly Pests is the definitive work on fruit flies, containing 100 contributions from experts all over the world."