volume 166, issue 2, P102-112 2018
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12648
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Huan Liu, Zhou Gao, Shu-Zhen Deng, Feng-Qin Cao, Yong-Yue Lu

Abstract: Abstract The oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel (Diptera: Tephritidae), is an invasive pest of orchards around the world, particularly in Asian countries such as China. Light traps offer a potential means for pest monitoring and management. This study aimed to evaluate the sensitivity of the fly to light and investigate the impact of monochromatic light in the sensitivity spectrum on B. dorsalis. Six light wavelengths in LEDs – green (522 nm), yellow (596 nm), blue (450 nm), red (633 nm), purple (…

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