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Item Description Beardsley, John W. en_US Uchida, Grant K. en_US 2009-09-09T01:27:28Z 2009-09-09T01:27:28Z 1992 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Beardsley JW, Uchida GK. 1992. Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), reared from fruit of Prunus ilicifolia (Nutt.) Walp. in Hawaii. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 31:245-247. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0073-134X en_US
dc.description.abstract During August 1990, six individuals of a native California chaparral tree, Prunus ilicifolia (Nutt.) Walp., were found growing at 6,600 ft. elevation al Pohakuloa, Hawaii Island. Two collections totaling 1,224 ripe fruit, made from these trees during September and November, yielded 1,649 mature larvae which produced 1,566 adults of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann). The average yield of Medfly adults/kg fruit was 277.13, indicating that P. ilicifolia is an excellent host for this pest. This finding may have implications for future Medfly eradication or control programs in California since P. ilicifolia is a widely distributed element of mesic chaparral communities there. en_US
dc.format.extent 4 pages en_US
dc.publisher Hawaiian Entomological Society en_US
dc.title Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), Reared from Fruit of Prunus ilicifolia (Nutt.) Walp. in Hawaii en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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