Ceratitis capitata

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Noun1.Ceratitis capitata - small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruitCeratitis capitata - small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruit
fruit fly, pomace fly - any of numerous small insects whose larvae feed on fruits
Ceratitis, genus Ceratitis - Mediterranean fruit flies
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Chemical alternatives to malathion for controlling Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae), and their side effects on natural enemies in Spanish citrus orchards.
Procurement Supply dry bait traps with food attractant and insecticide used to reduce the population of Ceratitis capitata Wied in the campaign against this scourge in Valencia.
1999) recorded only two species from the islands: Dacus etiennellus Munro and Trirhithrum nigerrimum (Bezzi), while Kassim and Soilihi (2000) listed three additional named species: Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett), Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) and Neoceratitis cyanescens (Bezzi), plus two unidentified Dacus spp.
Pathogenicity of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metsch) and Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) to three adult fruit fly species: Ceratitis capitata, C.
Mortality by parasitization in the association between the egg-pupal parasitoid Fopius arisanus and Ceratitis capitata.
de Influencia de tratamentos termicos na eliminacao de Ceratitis capitata em frutos de goiaba (Psidium guajava L.
Toxic effects of lemon peel constituents on Ceratitis capitata.
Effect of physiological state of young Ceratitis capitata females on resource foraging behavior.
Trouble and his partner recorded 115 notable interceptions and prevented a potential disaster for Florida's citrus industry by sniffing out a quince fruit, which was infested with 20 Ceratitis Capitata larva (Mediterranean fruit fly).
In the interest of globalizing the war against the Mediterranean fruit fly, or Ceratitis capitata, or med fly (MF), Central American agriculture ministers met in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, to discuss means to control the tiny bug.
The polyphagous Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata ("medfly") damages more than 250 different types of fruit including citrus as well as many deciduous and subtropical fruits.