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TWD : News: Use of sterile insect technique to control fruit flies has its ups and downs

Title

Use of sterile insect technique to control fruit flies has its ups and downs

Date

16/09/2013

Content

Pest control should be an area wide effort, and not be compartmentalised to single farms if farmers want to be able to limit damage to their produce. So says Dr Pia Addison, co-ordinator of the Integrated Pest Management Group in the Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology at Stellenbosch University, and co-author of a new study that throws the spotlight on the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) programme to manage fruit flies in deciduous fruit orchards in the Western Cape.  More..

Photo: Use of sterile insect technique to control fruit flies has its ups and downs

http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=952

http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=952

Interest Groups

TWD; TEAM; TWWH; TAAO

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Created at 16/09/2013 11:59 by Abdeljelil Bakri
Last modified at 16/09/2013 11:59 by Abdeljelil Bakri