Fruit Fly and the Home Garden website provides advices for gardeners in Australia on how to control tephritid fruit flies in their home garden.
We assist FAO and IAEA Member States in the implementation of environmentally-friendly and sustainable methods to control major insect pests of crops and veterinary and human importance through strategic and applied research, technology transfer, capacity building, policy advice, and information management.
The Griffith University established the International Centre for the Management of Pest Fruit Flies. The ICMPFF
headed by Professor Dick Drew is located at Nathan Campus with a
regional office hosted by the Malaysian Ministry of Agriculture in Kuala
has projects in Vietnam, Malaysia, Bhutan and Indonesia and works
collaboratively with ASEAN to find practical solutions to South East
Asia's fruit fly problem.
IOBC/WPRS is one of six Regional Sections of the International Organisation for Biological Control. IOBC was established in 1955 to promote environmentally safe methods of pest and disease control in plant protection.
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.
The new Panel on plant health was created to tackle an increasing number of requests for scientific assessment of plant health risks. Numerous plant pests arrive in the European Union each year. These organisms can cause harm to plants, plant products or biodiversity and the risks need to be evaluated. The brief for the new Panel is to peer review and assess those risks in order to help secure the safety of the food chain. The Panel brings together a wide range of expertise in the various fields relevant to plant health. The new panel held its inaugural meeting in June 2006.
Wikipedia page on "The tephritid Workers Database"
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO acts as a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. FAO is also a source of knowledge and information. FAO help developing countries and countries in transition modernize and improve agriculture, forestry and fisheries practices and ensure good nutrition for all. Since our founding in 1945, FAO has focused special attention on developing rural areas, home to 70 percent of the world's poor and hungry people.
International travel and trade are greater than ever before — and as
people and commodities move around the world, organisms that present
risks to plants travel with them. Pest introductions and outbreaks cost
governments, farmers and consumers billions every year. Once pest
species are established their eradication is often impossible, and
controlling them takes up a significant percentage of the cost of
producing food. The IPPC allows countries to analyze risks to their
national plant resources and to use science-based measures to safeguard
their cultivated and wild plants.