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IPM of Mango fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel)

An ecofriendly integrated management of  B. dorsalis in mango has been standardized, which is mentioned below .   

  • 45 days before harvest,  the following precautions need to be taken
  • Destroy all fallen fruits at weekly intervals
  • Install six methyl eugenol plywood traps per acre.
  • Plough the soil at the tree basin at frequent intervals.
  • Three weeks before the harvest, spray decamethrin 2.8 EC @ 0.5 ml/l + Azadirachtin (0.3%) 2 ml/lt and take up timely harvest.
  • If fruit fly is very serious (> 5/Surveillance trap), give bait sprays on the tree trunks at weekly interval:  (Bait spray is prepared by mixing 100g of jaggery in one litre of water to which 2 mL  of  deltamethrin (2.8 EC) is added).
  • The harvested fruits may be treated with hot water for 1 hour at  48oC.