Agosto 4, 2023

Tethered-flight performance of thermally-acclimated pest fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) suggests that heat waves may promote the spread of Bactrocera species

Authors: Kevin Malod, Eleftheria-Maria D. Bali, Corentin Gledel, Laura Moquet, Anandi Bierman, Evmorfia Bataka, Christopher W. Weldon, Minette Karsten, Hélène Delatte, Nikos T. Papadopoulos, John S. […]
Agosto 4, 2023

A fruit fly unsettles the trade relations between African and European countries

A newly submitted master’s thesis of Alberte Maimburg explores the effect of fruit flies on trade relationships between African countries and Europe.
Maggio 15, 2023

Acute cold stress and supercooling capacity of Mediterranean fruit fly populations across the Northern Hemisphere (Middle East and Europe)

Authors: Georgia D. Papadogiorgou, Cleopatra A. Moraiti, David Nestel, John S. Terblanche, Eleni Verykouki, Nikos T. Papadopoulos In this study, the FF-IPM team explored the interplay […]
Maggio 15, 2023

Bactrocera dorsalis in the Indian Ocean: A tale of two invasions

Authors: Pablo Deschepper, Sam Vanbergen, Yue Zhang, Zhihong Li, Issa Mze Hassani, Nausheen Azhaar Patel, Henriette Rasolofoarivao, Sandeep Singh, Suk Ling Wee, Marc De Meyer, Massimiliano […]
Maggio 15, 2023

Chill coma recovery of Ceratitis capitata adults across the Northern Hemisphere

Authors: Cleopatra A. Moraiti, Eleni Verykouki & Nikos T. Papadopoulos In this study, the FF-IPM team used chill coma recovery time as a chill tolerance metric […]
Maggio 15, 2023

Early and off-season biological control of medfly with entomopathogenic nematodes: From laboratory experiments to successful field trials

Authors: Apostolos Kapranas, Anna Chronopoulou, Arne Peters, Spyros Antonatos, Ioanna Lytra, Panagiotis Milonas, Dimitrios Papachristos In this study, the FF-IPM team explored the efficacy of commercially […]
Maggio 15, 2023

Evaluation of Trap Devices for Mass Trapping of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) Populations

Authors: Marco Colacci, Pasquale Trematerra and Andrea Sciarretta In this study, the FF-IPM team explored the effectiveness of commercially available trapping devices for the management of […]
Gennaio 24, 2023

Nuova pubblicazione scientifica sul Journal of Advanced Research

I genomi del parassita della frutta cosmopolita Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) rivelano la sua storia di invasione globale e l’adattamento termico.
Gennaio 23, 2023

Stress nutrizionale larvale e tolleranza alle temperature estreme nella mosca della frutta del pesco, Bactrocera zonata (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Nel presente studio, affrontiamo il divario studiando gli effetti della nutrizione larvale sulla tolleranza al caldo e al freddo dell’adulto Bactrocera zonata , un parassita invasivo […]