EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 03 - 2000 Num. article: 2000/054

Workshop on Bactrocera zonata for Mediterranean countries (2000-05-09/11, Alexandria, EG)

As reported in EPPO RS 99/060, Bactrocera zonata (EPPO A1 quarantine pest) has recently been introduced into Egypt. The FAO Regional Office for the Near East, in collaboration with the joint FAO/International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is organizing a workshop on ;Bactrocera zonata on 2000-05-09/11, in Alexandria, Egypt. The objectives of the workshop are: to inform countries of the threat presented by B. zonata to Mediterranean agriculture, to assess the extent of field infestations, to train users on how to use trapping as a means of detection, to give advice on control and containment measures, and to establish a Mediterranean network to conduct trapping programmes and exchange information.
EPPO member countries, and in particular Mediterranean countries, are encouraged to participate in this Workshop.
Contact: ; ; ; ;Mahmoud Taher
; ; ; ;Senior Plant Protection Officer, RNE
; ; ; ;FAO Regional Office for the Near East
; ; ; ;P.O.Box 2223, Cairo, Egypt
; ; ; ;Fax: +202 7616804/3495981 ; - ; Tel: + 202 3316000/3372229
; ; ; ;E-mail: Mahmoud.Taher@fao.org


FAO Regional Office for the Near East, Cairo, EG, 2000-02.