The purpose of this project was the development and deployment in Pakistan of technologies for the monitoring, evaluation and management of fruit flies, which are cost-effective, environmentally benign and accessible to producers of all types. The project conducted trials of protein bait sprays on guava, investigated the relationship between fly attack and fruit loss, examined cheap alternatives to commercial baits, and held a training workshop for fieldworkers and researchers.
DFID Crop Protection Programme, Final Technical Report, Project R6924. Huxley School of Environment, Earth Sciences and Engineering, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK, and CABI Regional Bioscience Centre, Pakistan. 47 pp.