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Application of semiochemicals to control Bactrocera oleae, the Olive fruit fly

Lure and kill


Ferrari, R., and Frosinini, R., and Tirinnanzi, L. 2003. "Attract and kill" panels for the control of olive moth. Inf. Agrar. 59:97-99.

Pucci, C. 1990. Assessment of the efficacy of lure and kill techniques for the control of Dacus oleae (Gmel.): trial carried out during a three year period (1989-90) in northern Lazio. Frust. Entomol. 13:173-198.

Mass trapping


Broumas, T., Haniotakis, G., Liaropoulos, C., Tomazou, T., and Ragoussis, N. 2002. The efficacy of an improved form of the mass-trapping method, for the control of the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin) (Dipt., Tephritidae): pilot-scale feasibilit

Cavalloro, R., Broumas, T., Katsoyannos, P., Yamvrias, C., Strong, F., Liaropoulos, C., and Haniotakis, G.E. 1983. Control of the olive fruit fly in a pest management trial in olive culture. Fruit Flies Econ. Import. 16-19.

Haniotakis, G., Kozyrakis, E., and Bonatsos, C. 1986. Control of the olive fruit fly, Dacus oleae Gmel. (Dipt., Tephritidae) by mass trapping: pilot scale feasibility study. J. Appl. Entomol. 101:343-352.

Haniotakis, G.E. 1981. Field evaluation of the natural female pheromone of Dacus oleae Gmelin. Environ. Entomol. 10:832-834.

Neuenschwander, P. 1982. Beneficial insects caught by yellow traps used in mass-trapping of the olive fly, Dacus oleae. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 32:286-296.



Delrio, G. 1983. The potential use of traps against Dacus oleae in olive groves. Int. Congr. Plant Prot. 20-25.

Iannotta, N., Perri, L., and Zaffina, F. 1994. A valid strategy for the control of olive fly. Inf. Agrario. 50:59-61.

Silvestri, E. 1999. "Mass trapping" for the control of the olive fruit fly. Olivo and Olio. 2:30-37.

Vita, G., Rossi, R., and Carpita, A. 1980. Field evaluation of the attractiveness to Dacus oleae (Gml.) exerted by ammonia-releasing chemical formulations. Redia.63:185-196.

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