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Historical document

Native parasitic wasps – a new biological tool for fruit fly incursion management in Australia (CT07049)

Key research provider: Department of Primary Industries
Publication date: August, 2012

This is a final research report from Hort Innovation’s historical archives. Please note that as these reports may date back as far as the 1990s, the content and recommendations within them may be superseded by more recent research.

What was it all about?

This project identified key fruit fly parasitoids present in our major horticultural production areas and advanced our knowledge of the biology and pre-release feeding requirements of Diachasmimorpha tryoni, for the augmentative biological control of the Queensland fruit fly, Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt) (Diptera: Tephritidae).

Related levy funds

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Funding statement:
This project was funded by Hort Innovation (then Horticulture Australia Limited) with voluntary financial support of Riverina Citrus.

Copyright © Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited 2012. The Final Research Report (in part or as whole) cannot be reproduced, published, communicated or adapted without the prior written consent of Hort Innovation (except as may be permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth)).