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Ekesi, Sunday

Fruit Fly Research and Development in Africa - Towards a Sustainable Management Strategy to Improve Horticulture

Ekesi, Sunday - Fruit Fly Research and Development in Africa - Towards a Sustainable Management Strategy to Improve Horticulture, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Biology and Ecology

1. Taxonomy and Systematics of African Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Marc De Meyer

2. Identification Tools for African Frugivorous Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Massimiliano Virgilio

3. Population Genetics of African Frugivorous Fruit Flies (Diptera, Tephritidae): Current Knowledge and Future Perspectives
Massimiliano Virgilio, Hélène Delatte

4. Role of Microsatellite Markers in Molecular Population Genetics of Fruit Flies with Emphasis on the Bactrocera dorsalis Invasion of Africa
Fathiya M. Khamis, Anna R. Malacrida

5. Fruit Fly Species Composition, Distribution and Host Plants with Emphasis on Mango-Infesting Species
Ivan Rwomushana, Chrysantus M. Tanga

6. Fruit Fly Species Composition, Distribution and Host Plants with Emphasis on Vegetable-Infesting Species
Chrysantus M. Tanga, Ivan Rwomushana

7. Exotic Invasive Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae): In and Out of Africa
Marc De Meyer, Sunday Ekesi

8. Feeding and Mating Behaviour of African Fruit Flies
Aruna Manrakhan

9. Chemical Ecology of African Tephritid Fruit Flies
Ayuka T. Fombong, Donald L. Kachigamba, Baldwyn Torto

10. Fruit Fly Nutrition, Rearing and Quality Control
Samira A. Mohamed, Fathiya M. Khamis, Chrysantus M. Tanga

11. The Ontological Modelling of Fruit Fly Control and Management Knowledge
Caroline C. Kiptoo, Aurona Gerber, Alta Merwe

Part II. Pre-harvest and Post-harvest Management Measures

12. Detection and Monitoring of Fruit Flies in Africa
Aruna Manrakhan

13. Baiting and Male Annihilation Techniques for Fruit Fly Suppression in Africa
Sunday Ekesi

14. Waste Brewer’s Yeast as an Alternative Source of Protein for Use as a Bait in the Management of Tephritid Fruit Flies
Sunday Ekesi, Chrysantus M. Tanga

15. Development and Application of Mycoinsecticides for the Management of Fruit Flies in Africa
Jean N. K. Maniania, Sunday Ekesi

16. In and Out of Africa: Parasitoids Used for Biological Control of Fruit Flies
Samira A. Mohamed, Mohsen M. Ramadan, Sunday Ekesi

17. From Behavioural Studies to Field Application: Improving Biological Control Strategies by Integrating Laboratory Results into Field Experiments
Katharina Merkel, Valentina Migani, Sunday Ekesi, Thomas S. Hoffmeister

18. The Use of Weaver Ants in the Management of Fruit Flies in Africa
Jean -François Vayssières, Joachim Offenberg, Antonio Sinzogan, Appolinaire Adandonon, Rosine Wargui, Florence Anato, Hermance Y. Houngbo, Issa Ouagoussounon, Lamine Diamé, Serge Quilici, Jean -Yves Rey, Georg Goergen, Marc De Meyer, Paul Mele

19. Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) for Fruit Fly Control – The South African Experience
Brian N. Barnes

20. Cold and Heat Treatment Technologies for Post-harvest Control of Fruit Flies in Africa
Tim G. Grout

21. Photographs of Some Native and Exotic Fruit Fly Species in Africa and Their Parasitoids
Sunday Ekesi, Samira A. Mohamed, Marc De Meyer

Part III. Country Specific Action Programmes and Case Studies

22. Integrated Management of Fruit Flies – Case Studies from Uganda
Brian E. Isabirye, Caroline K. Nankinga, Alex Mayamba, Anne M. Akol, Ivan Rwomushana

23. Integrated Management of Fruit Flies – Case Studies from Tanzania
Maulid Mwatawala

24. Integrated Management of Fruit Flies – Case Studies from Mozambique
Domingos R. Cugala, Marc De Meyer, Laura J. Canhanga

25. Integrated Management of Fruit Flies: Case Studies from Nigeria
Vincent Umeh, Daniel Onukwu

26. Release, Establishment and Spread of the Natural Enemy Fopius arisanus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) for Control of the Invasive Oriental Fruit Fly Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Benin, West Africa
Désiré Gnanvossou, Rachid Hanna, Aimé H. Bokonon-Ganta, Sunday Ekesi, Samira A. Mohamed

27. Integrated Management of Fruit Flies: Case Studies from Ghana
Maxwell K. Billah, David D. Wilson

28. Integrated Management of Fruit Flies: Case Studies from the Indian Ocean Islands
Preeaduth Sookar, Jean-Philippe Deguine

Part IV. Experiences from Actions Programmes Outside Africa

29. Area-Wide Management of Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii
Roger I. Vargas, Jaime C. Piñero, Luc Leblanc, Nicholas C. Manoukis, Ronald F. L. Mau

30. Management of Fruit Flies in Mexico
Pablo Liedo

31. Overview of the Programme to Eradicate Bactrocera carambolae in South America
David Midgarden, Alies Sauers-Muller, Maria Julia Signoretti Godoy, Jean-François Vayssières

32. Systems Approaches for Managing the Phytosanitary Risk of Trading in Commodities that are Hosts of Fruit Flies
Eric B. Jang

Part V. Socioeconomic Impact Assessment

33. Economic Impact of Integrated Pest Management Strategies for the Suppression of Mango-Infesting Fruit Fly Species in Africa
Beatrice W. Muriithi, Gracious M. Diiro, Hippolyte Affognon, Sunday Ekesi

Part VI. Lessons Learnt and Future Perspectives

34. Lessons Learnt and Future Perspectives
Sunday Ekesi, Samira A. Mohamed, Marc Meyer

Keywords: Life Sciences, Entomology

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
20 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319432267
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-43224-3

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