[NAFEX] Asian fly poses new threat to Oregon ag

Douglas Woodard dwoodard at becon.org
Fri Oct 16 14:11:10 EDT 2009

I think the question of biological control, touched on in the Oct. 14th 
article, is crucial.

What effect does Drosophila suzukii have on fruit growing in Japan and 
elsewhere that it exists?

Is it under biological control in its homelands?

What are the biological control agents?

Can they be imported?

I expect that Japanese entomologists will already know most of the 
answers to these questions.

Doug Woodard
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Brungardt, Sam wrote:
> Asian fly poses new threat to Oregon ag 
> <http://www.google.com/url?sa=X&q=http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/article_0fa9a958-b960-11de-a140-001cc4c002e0.html&ct=ga&cd=-VKrT1feO_4&usg=AFQjCNEhMsq9Einwt-bN_LQeTUrHumrqrQ>
> Corvallis Gazette Times
> (G. Arakelian | For the Gazette-Times) A newly recognized pest in Oregon 
> continues to concern *fruit* growers and researchers with the recent 
> discovery of a *...*
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> <http://news.google.com/news/story?ncl=http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/article_0fa9a958-b960-11de-a140-001cc4c002e0.html&hl=en> 

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