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Biology and management of Bactrocera and related fruit flies.

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This book with 12 chapters presents the systematics and taxonomy, evolutionary biogeography and biodiversity, basic biology and demographic ecology, reproductive biology and mating behaviour, and pest control of Bactrocera and related fruit flies....

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Chapter 1 (Page no: 1)

General introduction.

This chapter provides information on Bactrocera as pests, as well as introducing their value as model organisms for broader scientific research. The discovery of Bactrocera tryoni in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2015, and the immediate steps done to control its spread are also outlined.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Systematics and taxonomy. Author(s): Clarke, A. R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 39) Evolutionary biogeography and biodiversity. Author(s): Clarke, A. R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 53) Basic biology and demographic ecology. Author(s): Clarke, A. R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 78) Reproductive biology and mating behaviour. Author(s): Clarke, A. R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 106) Host use. Author(s): Clarke, A. R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 129) Bactrocera as invasive organisms. Author(s): Clarke, A. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 150) Natural enemies. Author(s): Clarke, A. R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 168) Pre-harvest management. Author(s): Clarke, A. R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 195) Phytosanitary measures. Author(s): Leach, P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 226) Regulatory controls. Author(s): Clarke, A. R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 242) Looking forward. Author(s): Clarke, A. R.