Publisher: Write & Print Publications
Publication Date: June 30, 2016
Binding: Kobo eBook
The book Encyclopaedia of Fruit Flies covers different pest species of economic importance of world and presented alphabetically with latest taxonomic status. In addition to major genera of economically important fruit flies viz., Anastrepha, Bactrocera, Ceratitis, Dacus and Rhagoletis this book is also covering other fruit fly genera of economic importance. A total of 192 species are being discussed and on their biology, ecology and management options. Diagnostic characters involved in identification of fruit flies are discussed in detail. Description of taxonomic hierarchy, body, head, thorax, legs, wings, abdomen, male/ female genitalia will help in the easy identification of different species. Illustrations of characters are also being provided. Biology, Host plants, natural enemies and their natural control is also discussed in this book. It is an essential reference for departments of agriculture, researchers and students of entomology and quarantine, horticultural and chemical industry personnel. We also welcome feedback from fruit fly experts.