EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 03 - 1991 Num. article: 1991/05

Quarantine treatment of mangoes

The wrapping of mangoes infested by Anastrepha suspensa with a heat-shrinkable film is not regarded as an adequate quarantine treatment against the Caribbean Fruit Fly.


Gould, W.P.; Sharp, J.L. (1990) Caribbean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) mortality induced by shrink wrapping infested mangoes.
Journal of Economic Entomology 83, 2324-2326.