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Managing insect pests of rice in Africa
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The effects of phytosanitary hot water treatments on West African mangoes infested with Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) Self, G.; Ducamp, M.; Thaunay, P.; Vayssières, J.F. (2012-10)Introduction. Quarantine heat treatments have not yet been introduced in West Africa and no work has been done to determine the treatment conditions needed to eliminate eggs and larvae of West African fruit fly populations, especially of the new species Bactrocera invadens, from mangoes produced in the region. The objective of our study was to carry out hot water disinfestation experiments on naturally infested mangoes to determine the exposure parameters required to kill eggs and larvae of B. ...
The mango tree in central and northern Benin: cultivar inventory, yield assessment, infested stages and loss due to fruit flies (Diptera Tephritidae) Vayssieres, J.F.; Korie, S.; Coulibaly, O.; Temple, L.; Boueyi, S.P. (2008)Introduction. The mango tree is of prime importance to the rural economy of central and northern Benin since it provides food and crucial nutriments at the end of the dry season. However, mango producers in Benin are confronted with two problems that are closely connected: deterioration of fruit quality by fruit flies and the inadequacy of postharvest methods. In the Sudanian zone of Benin, fruit flies (Diptera Tephritidae) are highly responsible for major production losses. Materials and methods. ...