Understanding the seasonal and reproductive biology of olive fruit fly is critical to its management
Hannah J. Burrack, North Carolina State University
Ray Bingham, California Department of Food and Agriculture
Richard Price, Butte County
Joseph H. Connell, UC Cooperative Extension
Phil P. Phillips, IPM
Lynn Wunderlich, UCCE Amador
Paul M. Vossen, UCCE Sonoma
Neil V. O'Connell, UCCE Tulare County
Louise Ferguson, UC Davis
Frank G. Zalom, UC Davis
California Agriculture 65(1):14-20. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v065n01p14.
A statewide monitoring program has provided valuable insights on the olive pest's occurrence, population dynamics, reproduction and other factors.
H. J. Burrack is Assistant Professor of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh; R. Bingham is Entomologist, Plant Industry, California Department of Food and Agriculture; R. Price is Agricultural Commissioner, Butte County; J. H. Connell is Farm Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Butte County; P. A. Phillips is Regional IPM Farm Advisor, retired; L. Wunderlich is Farm Advisor, UCCE Amador and El Dorado counties; P. M. Vossen is Farm Advisor, UCCE Sonoma and Marin counties; N. V. O'Connell is Farm Advisor, UCCE Tulare County; L. Ferguson is Professor of Plant Sciences, UC Davis; F. G. Zalom is Professor of Entomology, UC Davis;
The authors would like to thank 19 trappers for collecting data from 28 locations in 16 counties over the course of 4 years.