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Posted 9 August 2016 at 05:11

Fighting Fruit Flies

A new series of 6 farmer training videos on fruit fly management is freely downloadable, also in 3gp format for mobile phone viewing, from  Access Agriculture

Learn how fruit flies live, how to tell if they are present, and how to control them follow link: Integrated approach against fruit flies

One of the best practices to control fruit flies is to destroy all fallen fruit in your orchard: collecting fallen fruit against fruit flies

Male fruit flies are attracted by the smell of female fruit flies. This odour is called a pheromone:Mass trapping of fruit flies

There are different types of fruit flies, but all are attracted to food baits that are rich in proteins and sugar

killing fruits flies with food baits