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Fruit Fly Pests
A World Assessment of Their Biology and Management

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ISBN 9781574440140
Published February 1, 1996 by CRC Press
608 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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

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"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."