EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 06 - 2000 Num. article: 2000/095

First report of Bactrocera cucurbitae in Gambia

EPPO has recently been informed by the IPPC Secretariat that Bactrocera cucurbitae (EPPO A1 quarantine pest) now occurs in Gambia. This is the first report of the melon fruit fly in this country and also in West Africa.


FAO, IPPC Secretariat, 2000-04.