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A Field Guide to the Management of Economically Important Tephritid Fruit Flies in Africa

Field / Identification GuideHandbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Sun Ekesi(Editor), MK Billah(Editor)

143 pages, colour photos, b/w line drawings, colour distribution maps, tables

ICIPE - African Insect Science for Food and Health

Spiralbound | Dec 2006 | Edition: 2 | #172051 | ISBN: 9290642092
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Language: English, a French version is also available

A 7-chapter book with contributions from six authors with rearing and handling experiences on fruit flies in Africa. It provides information on the life cycle, damage symptoms, species composition, distribution and host plants of major fruit flies attacking fruits and vegetables in Africa. The purpose, tools and methodology for fruit fly monitoring, suppression and host fruit processing and handling are also comprehensively covered, with brief sections on safety precautions during monitoring and suppression.

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