volume 167, issue 3, P197-208 2019
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12764
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Panagiota Koskinioti, Erica Ras, Antonios A. Augustinos, George Tsiamis, Leo W. Beukeboom, Carlos Caceres, Kostas Bourtzis

Abstract: Abstract The olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is the major insect pest of olive orchards (Olea europaea L.), causing extensive damages on cultivated olive crops worldwide. Due to its economic importance, it has been the target species for a variety of population control approaches including the sterile insect technique (SIT). However, the inefficiency of the current mass‐rearing techniques impedes the successful application of area‐wide integrated pest management programs with…

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