W.R. Enkerlin, J.M. Gutiérrez Ruelas, R. Pantaleon, C. Soto Litera, A. Villaseñor Cortés, J.L. Zavala López, D. Orozco Dávila, P. Montoya Gerardo, L. Silva Villarreal, E. Cotoc Roldán, F. Hernández López, A. Arenas Castillo, D. Castellanos Dominguez, A. Valle Mora et al.
Abstract:The Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is considered one of the most important pests worldwide because of its direct damage to fruit and vegetable production, and restrictions imposed to commercialization of horticultural commodities by countries free of the pest. It was introduced to Brazil in 1901 and to Costa Rica in 1955, from where it spread across the Central American region, reaching Guatemala and Mexico in 1976 and 1977, respectively. In response, the govern…
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