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Fruit Flies of Economic Significance: Their Identification and Bionomics

Flora / Fauna

By: Ian M White (Author), Marlene M Elson-Harris (Author)

608 pages, 37 platres with b/w photos, 254 b/w line drawings, tables

CABI Publishing

Paperback | Mar 1992 [1994 reprint] | #18420 | ISBN: 0851987907
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NHBS Price: £74.99 $95/€89 approx

About this book

Approximately 250 species of fruit fly have been found in assocaition with commercially produced fruits and vegeatbles, with the market increasing worldwide for these sorts of comestibles, demand is growing for knowledge on these pests. Fruit Flies of Economic Significance is a comprehensive identification to fruit fly pests across all regions, Fruit Flies of Economic Significance represents biosystematic information on fruit flies of the world that are of economic importance. This 1994 re-print of the popular 1992 book includes an addendum.


Contents

- Pest Management
- Methods of collection and preparation
- Terminology
- Classification of Tephrited Fruit Flies
- Keys to Fruit pests Tephritidae: adults
- Keys to Fruit pests Tephritidae: third instar larvae
- Species accounts: Fruit pests
- Species accounts:Leaf, stem and root pests
- Species accounts: Flower pests
- Species accounts: Beneficial species
- Distribution of Fruit Pest Tephritidae
- Useful plants and their associated tephritids
- Common names of host plants


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