Utkarsh Mediterranean Fruit Fly Ceratitis Capitata Pheromone Lure for Catching Fruit Fly of Banana, Bittermelon, Carambola (star fruit), Coffee, Guava, Mango, Papaya, Peppers, Persimmon
|Scientific Name||Ceratitis capitata Pheromone Lure|
|Mode of Action||Attractant pheromone|
|Active Ingredient||Zingiber officinalea|
|Dosage||2 gms per dispenser / lure|
|Product Description||Met pet pouch containing Zingiber officinalea pheromone loaded in woodblock / Porous PP block|
|Active Life||Up to 75-90 days depending on climatic conditions.|
|Shelf Life||2 years if stored according to the standard protocol.|
Utkarsh Mediterranean Fruit Fly is intended for use as an attractant for the Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Ceratitis capitata) in the cultivation of many fruits such as avocado, banana, bittermelon, carambola (star fruit), coffee, guava, mango, papaya, peppers, persimmon etc., in order to trap them for monitoring and mass trapping. This is found to reduce the intensity of pest incidence, leading to a reduction in crop damage thereby improving the yields/output quality.
The Active Ingredient blend of Zingiber officinalea is a potent attractant for males of Ceratitis Capitata. This liquid formulation @ 2 gms is loaded in a wood/ porous pp block, which is then placed in Harmony FF traps in the field.
- Place the Lure/Dispenser in the trap lure holder and place the trap at various locations in the field. Traps should ideally be placed in shaded areas. Recommended to use one lure of Utkarsh Mediterranean Fruit Fly per trap.
- One Utkarsh Mediterranean Fruit Fly lure would last up to 75-90 days depending upon climatic conditions.
- The trapping density should be adequate to manage pest infestation. The recommended trap density is 40-50 traps per hectare for mass trapping and 8-10 traps per hectare for monitoring.
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