Entomophaga

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 103–116 | Cite as

Development and application of visual traps for monitoring and control of populations ofRhagoletis cerasi L.

  • K. Russ
  • E. F. Boller
  • V. Vallo
  • A. Haisch
  • S. Sezer
Article

Abstract

The authors — members of the OILB working group on genetic control of the Europan cherry fruit fly,Rhagoletis cerasi L. — describe in this second report the development of a standard trap for the target species and its applications in the framework of the genetic control procedures in progress. The trap has increased the attractiveness for the flies about 100 times compared with the traditional bait traps and has proven its effectiveness in recent suppression programs in the field.

Keywords

Plant Pathology Genetic Control Target Species Control Procedure Bait Trap 

Résumé

Les auteurs, membres du groupe de travail OILB sur la lutte génétique contre la mouche européenne des cerises,R. cerasi, décrivent la mise au point d'un piège standard pour l'espèce considérée et ses applications dans le cadre des investigations en cours sur la lutte génétique contre ce ravageur. Ce piège est cent fois plus attractif que les pièges traditionnels et a prouvé son efficacité dans les récentes études conduites sur le terrain.

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© Le François 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Russ
    • 1
  • E. F. Boller
    • 2
  • V. Vallo
    • 3
  • A. Haisch
    • 4
  • S. Sezer
    • 5
  1. 1.Bundesanstalt für PflanzenschutzViennaAustria
  2. 2.Eidg. ForschungsanstaltWädenswilSwitzerland
  3. 3.Institute of Experimental Phytopathology and EntomologyIvanka pri DunajiCSSR
  4. 4.Bayerische Landesanstalt für BodenkulturPflanzenbau und PflanzenschutzMunichFederal Republic of Germany
  5. 5.Zirai Mücadele Arastirma EnstitüsüErenköy-IstanbulTurkey

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