FAO.TX571.P4P468 2007 no.190
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Guidance for packing, shipping, holding and release of sterile flies in area-wide fruit fly control programmes / edited by Walther Enkerlin.
FAO plant production and protection paper ; 190
Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2007.
v, 134 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
Introduction -- Packing at mass rearing facility -- Transportation to emergence and release centre (pupae) and rearing facility (eggs) -- Long distance (transboundary) shipment -- Handling, emergence and holding at release centre -- Preparation of adults for release -- Aerial sterile fly release -- Ground sterile fly release -- Sterile fly release densities -- GPS-GIS support to sterile release programmes -- Quality control post-irradiation -- Adult processing and identification of recaptured sterile flies -- Interpretation of sterile fly recapture.
Fruit-flies --Biological control.
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