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Study of trapping systems for control of bactrocera oleae (gmelin)(diptera:tephritidae) in crete olive groves

Alexandrakis, V.; Varikou, K. and Kalaitzaki, A. (2005) Study of trapping systems for control of bactrocera oleae (gmelin)(diptera:tephritidae) in crete olive groves. Paper at: Researching Sustainable Systems - International Scientific Conference on Organic Agriculture, Adelaide, Australia, September 21-23, 2005. [Unpublished]

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Studies have been carried out the last four years to search for improved mass trapping systems for the control of olive fruit fly in olive groves in Chania, Crete (Greece). Trapping materials, which include various food and sex attractants and different types of traps (liquid and paper traps), were tested for their attractiveness and effectiveness in field trials.
Among the tested attractants (Entomella 50 (E50), Entomella 75 (E75), Dacus bait 100 (Db100), Ammonium sulphate (As) and Sex pheromone (Sp)), the hydrolyzed protein ‘Db100’ showed the highest attractiveness regardless of the ‘Sp’. Among the tested traps (Daidalos, Elcofon, Zervas, Agrisense & Ecotrap), Daidalos captured significantly more flies than the other traps.
When the traps were tested in mass trapping conditions, no statistical differences were observed among the tested traps (chemical control was applied when was necessary) , but all were different from the reference product (classical chemical control).
In addition, when Spinosad, a novel natural compound derived from fermentation of the bacterium Saccharopolyspora spinosa, was applied as complementary sprays in the Mass trapping field, it also provided comparable and significant control for B. oleae (Gmel.) in comparison to the classical control.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Bactrocera oleae, mass trapping, attractants, Saccharopolyspora spinosa
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: International Conferences > 2005: 1st ISOFAR Conference > 2005: 1st ISOFAR Conference
Related Links:http://orgprints.org/4013/, http://www.isofar.org/adelaide2005, http://orgprints.org/view/projects/int-conf-isofar-2005.html
Deposited By: ISOFAR,
ID Code:4226
Deposited On:03 Nov 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:30
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted
Additional Publishing Information:The paper presented here is the final paper submitted by the authors to the conference Researching Sustainable Systems.
The final edited papers are available with the following publication:
Köpke, Ulrich; Niggli, Urs; Neuhoff, Daniel; Cornish, Peter; Lockeretz, Willie und Willer, Helga, (Hrsg.) (2005) Researching Sustainable Systems. Proceedings of the First Scientific Conference of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), Held in Cooperation with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) and the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia (NASAA), 21 – 23 September 2005, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia.. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, CH-Frick, and International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), c/o Institute of Organic Agriculture (IOL), DE-University of Bonn. http://orgprints.org/4013/
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