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Title: How to Control the Mango Fruit Fly

Date Published: 2007
Author/s: The ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)
Data publication:
Funding Agency : European Union.
Copyright/patents/trade marks: CTA
Journal Publisher: CTA
Affiliation: CTA


problems. In West Africa, the economic importance of the damage caused by mango fruit
flies (Diptera tephritidae) is growing in home garden mango trees as well as in small-scale
and industrial mango orchards. The introduction and pan-African propagation of Bactrocera
invadens, a fly species from Sri Lanka, first discovered in West Africa in 2004 by IITA in Benin, could jeopardise the recent commercial success of the whole mango sector

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