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Tephritid Workers Database

​ Tephritid fruit flies are becoming increasingly important, due to the economic importance of many species and their threat to fruit and vegetable production and trade worldwide. Because things are evolving so radily in this field, this database site helps to collect and share this information allowing each Tephritid fruit fly worker worldwide to keep up-to-date on the most revent developments.

Resource Information

Quality Level Not quality-checked
Completeness Selective - Selection is done by groups of insect pests, and by facilities aimed to use the insects produced in operational programmes. Any facility dedicated to research, academic, and or other purposes are not included
Update Frequency Updated continually
Last Resource Update August 2013
Subject Insect Pest Control, Food Irradiation, Food and Environment
Organizational Source Nuclear Applications
Data Type Directory
Keywords Sterile Insect Technique; Inherited Sterility; Biological control; Fruit-flies; mosquitoes; moths; screwworm flies; and tsetse flies; area-wide; Integrated Pest Management; phytosanitary irradiation and sterilization; Food & Agriculture
Contact Point TWD.Contact-Point@iaea.org
Page Authors
Jesus Reyes