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- Chardonnet, Floriane; Blanchet, Arnaud; Hurtrel, Beatrice; Marini, Francesca; Smith, Lincoln
- Journal of applied entomology 2019 v.143 no.3 pp. 277-288
- multivoltine habit, etc ; Bactrocera oleae; Ceratitis capitata; Psyttalia; adults; biological control; females; larvae; mass rearing; olives; oviposition; parasitoids; progeny; sex ratio; Africa; California; Mediterranean region; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... The olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Tephritidae), is a direct pest of olives that has invaded the Mediterranean Region and California. Psyttalia lounsburyi (Braconidae), a larval parasitoid from Africa, has been approved for release in the USA as a classical biological agent. However, it has been difficult to rear the parasitoid in the laboratory because it is multivoltine, and the host develop ...