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Operational Projects


This facility of the Croatian Centre for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has been in operation since April 2010 for the packing, handling and release of sterile Mediterranean fruit fly males over a 1,000 ha pilot area (mainly of mandarins, Citrus reticulata) in the Neretva river valley in Croatia.
Title: Croatia pilot SIT project
Biofabrica Moscamed Brazil
Title: Fruit Fly operational project in Brazil
Bio-Fly Company
Title: Fruit Fly operational project in Israel
Mediterranean fruit fly control in the Hex River Valley.
Title: Medfly Suppression Project in South Africa
Provides links to the Mediterranean Fruit Fly Preventive Release Program in Florida and the Caribbean Fruit Fly (Anastrepha suspensa) Rearing Facility.
Title: Fruit Fly Preventive Release Program in Florida
Knowledge Master contains general information on pest hosts, distribution, damage, biology, and management in the form of pest summaries.
Title: Hawaii Area Wide Fruit Fly Pest Management Program
This project started in 2008 and aims to suppress medfly population in the Souss valley.
Title: Medfly operational project in Morocco
Suppression of Mediterranean fruit flies in Cap Bon, in the Hammamet area.
Title: Medfly operational project in Tunisia
Fruit Fly operational project in Guatemala
Title: Moscamed-Guatemala
The Bioplanta of ISCAMEN produces sterile males medflies for the eradication/control in Mendoza province.
Title: Moscas de la Fruta-Argentina
Fruit fly operational projects in Mexico. Production of 220 millions/week of Anastrepha ludens, and 40 millions/week of A. obliqua in the Plant Moscafrut, located in Tapachula, Chiapas. In addition, 50 millions/week of the Diachasmimorpha longicaudata parasitoid are produced.
Title: Moscas de la Fruta-Mexico
Centro de Producción y Esterilización Mosca de la Fruta La Molina - CPELM operated by Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agraria (SENASA), Programa Nacional de Moscas de la Fruta (PNMF) in Lima (Peru). The objective of the project is the medfly eradication from el Valle Interandino de Huaura- Sayán, la provincia de Huaura. Current production is 155 million/week.
Title: Moscas de la Fruta-Peru
A site about the regional management of tephritid fruit flies in the Pacific Island countries and territories and on their fruit fly fauna.
Title: PACIFIC FRUIT FLY MANAGEMENT WEB
This website will provide access to all Australian SIT Network Newsletters and an update on future meetings and/or conferences both in Australia and overseas related to fruit fly.
Title: South Australian Research and Development Institute - National Sterile Fruit Fly
The preventive releasing of sterile males Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) in northern Chile and southern Peru, besides a rigorous inspection in borders and a national detection system, help to keep the status of Chile as a fruit fly-free country . See also the programme historic.
Title: The Fruit Fly Exclusion Programme in Chile
The Male Annihilation Technique (MAT) is used for Bactrocera zonata eradication.
Title: The Peach Fruit Fly (Bactrocera zonata) eradication program in Egypt
World-Wide Directory of Sterile Insect Facilities Facilities (DIR-SIT). DIR-SIT has been established with the objective of aiding the retrieval of information on worldwide mass rearing facilities of sterile pest insects and parasitoids for purposes of using them as part of an area-wide integrated pest management through the sterile insect technique, inherited sterility and biological control. The database compiles information on production capacity, the radiation process, quality control parameters and dosimetry. DIR-SIT includes information available on mass rearing of major groups of insect pests as fruit flies, mosquitoes, moths, screwworm flies, and tsetse flies.
Title: World-Wide Directory of SIT Facilities (DIR-SIT)
Title: Medfly Operational Project in Western Australia
Title: Medfly Operational Project in South Australia

​Queensland Fruit Fly Production Facility, Australia.

Target Species: Bactrocera tryoni

Title: Queensland Fruit Fly Operational Project in NSW

​FAO/IAEA Insect Pest Control Laboratory; Austria

Target Species: Ceratitis capitata, several other fruit fly species

Title: Development of SIT Technique

​UOC Fruit Flies; Greece

Target Species: Ceratitis capitata, Bactrocera oleae

Title: Development Programme in Greece

The TriNational Moscamed Program has as mission to prevent the Meditarranean Fly to introduce and establish in Mexico, North America,
and the areas free from the pest at the Northern areas of Guatemala. The Planta Moscamed, at Metapa De Dominguez, Chiapas, Mexico, is operated by SENASICA / USDA and produces about 515 million/week

Title: Prevention/Eradication Operational Project in Mexico

​Irradiation Center for Agricultural Development

Title: Fruit Fly Operational project in Thailand