Scientific Publications


Attractive ability of CeraTrap® on Ceratitis capitata and Anastrepha spp. in handle var. kent

November 2019
Scientific Communications | Cera-Trap®

In the town of Motupe, Lambayeque, in a commercial field of mango Kent, 15 years old, the present experiment was carried out with the aim of measuring the attraction and capture capacity of Cera Trap on the fruit flies Ceratitis capitata and Anastrepha spp, compared to attractants based on hydrolyzed protein and torula yeast. The food attractants were placed in 1.5 L plastic bottles, with four 0.8 mm diameter holes equidistant in the lower third of the bottle and installed in the lower third...

Mass trapping and bait station techniques as alternative methods for IPM of "Ceratitis capitata" Wiedmann (Diptera: Tephritidae) in citrus orchards

October 2019
Scientific articles | Cera-Trap®

Malathion bait sprays to control medfly, Ceratitis capitata  (Diptera: Tephritidae), in Tunisian citrus orchards is expected to be phased out in the near future due to low residue tolerance inthe fruits by consumers. Attract and kill strategy that encompasses mass trapping and bait station techniques has become  awidespread method for controlling medfly. Effectiveness of two bait station methods (AAL&K® and Ceranock®) and two attractants for mass trapping (Ce...

CERA TRAP®: a bioprotection solution for the control of fruit flies

June 2019
Scientific Communications | Cera-Trap®

Mass trapping emerged in Spain in the 1990s as an alternative and effective system to use. Mass trapping emerged in Spain in the 1990s as an alternative and effective system to the extensive use of insecticide applications, which until then were considered as the only suitable strategy for Control of fruit flies. Insecticide spray programs, whether aerial or localized, ended up causing imbalances in agricultural systems, damaging useful fauna and risks to both the applicator and the final co...

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