volume 167, issue 6, P517-525 2019
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12800
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Venancio Vanoye‐Eligio, María Vázquez‐Sauceda, Madaí Rosas‐Mejía, Alicia Vera, Dora Elia Cortés‐Hernández, Mario Rocandio‐Rodríguez

Abstract: The Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens Loew (Diptera: Tephritidae), is one of the most important pests in citrus-growing areas in Mexico. In this study, we analyzed the temporal fluctuation of sexually mature females of A. ludens populations with respect to the availability of commercial hosts and climatic factors, as well as population data of females over an extensive citrus area in northeastern Mexico. The numbers of mature females were treated as proportions and analyzed with generalized linear mixed mo…

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