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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3

Keywords

Western Australia, Fruit fly baiting, Eastern Hills, Fruit fly spray, Pest spray

First Page Number

93

Last Page Number

96

Abstract

The Eastern Hills Fruit Fly Foliage Baiting Scheme is one of three similar schemes operating in the fruit-growing districts of Western Australia, the other two being located at Donnybrook and in the South Suburban (Armadale-Kelmscott) area. They are designed to prevent losses from the attacks of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Ceratitis capitata) by weekly foliage baiting with a solution of sodium fluosilicate and sugar in water.

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