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Dacus Trap®

Dacus Trap, a mass trapping system for the control of the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae.

May 2011
Scientific articles | Dacus Trap®

Field trials were conducted on olive trees (Olea europaea cv. Manzenilo and Picual) in Kidron (Israel) and Jaén (Spain) to assess the efficacy of a specifically developed enzymatic hydrolyzed protein (Dacus Trap®) against the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin). The efficacy of Dacus Trap was evaluated in comparison with standard farm control strategies (chemical treatments), assessing olive flies population and punctured drupes. The efficacy field trials results showed that i) olive...

A New Ready-to-Use Mass Trapping System for the Control of Olive Fruit Fly Bactrocera oleae

June 2009
Posters | Dacus Trap®

The olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae is the most destructive pest for olive production in the Mediterranean basin where the majority of the olives grown. The traditional control of this pest in Spain has been based mostly on bait sprays with organophosphate insecticides through aerial and terrestrial treatments.With the aim of searching for an efficient, economical and ecological method for fly control, BIOIBERICA, S.A has developed Dacus Trap®, an attractant formulation of natural origin, ...

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