Resources. Featured Creatures – Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry and University of Florida; Pest Fruit Flies. Citation: Walker, K. () Guava Fruit Fly (Bactrocera correcta) Updated on 10/ 21/ AM Available online: PaDIL. INTRODUCTION: Guava fruit fly, Bactrocera correcta (Bezzi) (Tephritidae), has been captured in fruit fly detection traps in two locations during July-August
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Bactrocera correcta (guava fruit fly)
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Adult fruit flies damage the fruit where they lay their eggs causing blemishes and discoloration. The maggots bore into the fruit, develop inside and pave the way for secondary invaders fungi or bacteriawhich cause extensive rotting and dropping of fruit. Damaged fruits are unfit for human consumption. Damage symptoms do not vary on different crops. Phytosanitary Measures Since B.
Cultural Control and Sanitary Methods Collect and destroy affected fruit to reduce the inoculum. Rake the soil and flood fields for 24 hours to kill the pupae. Host-Plant Resistance In India, a few commercial guava varieties have shown resistance to or tolerance of B. The shape of the fruit influenced the damage.
The non-preference mechanism played a major role in bxctrocera mechanism of resistance in guava fruits. Gibberellic acid treatment of fruits given prior to ‘colour break’ enhanced the resistance of fruits against oviposition and fly development Mohamed Jalaluddin, Biological Control A few species of parasites and predators were effective in combating this pest in Thailand and India.
However, effective biological control studies are required for controlling this pest. Corredta Control Due to the variable regulations around de- registration of pesticides, we are for the moment not including correcya specific chemical control recommendations. For further information, we recommend you visit the following resources: EU pesticides database www. Detailed studies on crop loss are lacking. Reductions in the total phenolic content in fruits of susceptible cultivars also causes damage Manoukas, ; Mohamed Jalaluddin and Sadakathulla, Fruit fly of guava.
guava fruit fly (Bactrocera correcta)
Fruit fly management in outdoor tomatoes. Udhibiti husishi wa inzi wa matunda kwa nyanya. Repelling fruit flies by weaver ants in oranges. Fruit fly Mango, guava, avocado, banana etc. Fruit fly on fruit trees. Fruit fly in water melon-Tanzania. Fruit fly, Corercta zonata.