If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

Dacus dorsalis: Vapor Heat Treatment in Papayas

$28.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

Heating of 4-h-old eggs and nearly mature 3rd-instars of the oriental fruit fly in water in the laboratory indicated that minimum periods for 100% kill were 60, 14, 3, 1, or ¼ min at constant 43.3, 46.1, 48.9, 51.7 or 54.4°C, respectively, for 4-h-old eggs and 65, 18, 5, or ¼ min at constant 43.3, 46.1, 48.9, and 54.4°C, respectively, for 3rd instars. None of 262,555 eggs, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd-instars located in 1095 heavily infested papayas at depths of 0–2.0 cm survived commercial-type vapor heat treatment. Treatment consisted of an average 11-h approach period to raise the mean temperature of the fruit from 23.3° to 44.4°C, and then holding the fruit at a constant mean temperature of 44.4°C for 8-¾h.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: April 1, 1974

More about this publication?
  • Journal of Economic Entomology is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December. The journal publishes articles on the economic significance of insects and is divided into the following sections: apiculture & social insects; arthropods in relation to plant disease; forum; insecticide resistance and resistance management; ecotoxicology; biological and microbial control; ecology and behavior; sampling and biostatistics; household and structural insects; medical entomology; molecular entomology; veterinary entomology; forest entomology; horticultural entomology; field and forage crops, and small grains; stored-product; commodity treatment and quarantine entomology; and plant resistance. In addition to research papers, Journal of Economic Entomology publishes Letters to the Editor, interpretive articles in a Forum section, Short Communications, Rapid Communications, and Book Reviews.
  • Editorial Board
  • Submit a Paper
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Information for Advertisers
  • Visit this journal's homepage
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more