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Calculation of Ethylene-Forming Enzyme Activity in Papayas Treated for Control of Oriental Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae)

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A numerical simulation of the effect of temperature stress on the amount of ethylene-forming enzyme in papaya is described. In response to arbitrary heating conditions, the model provides the temperature, the enzyme activity, and the survival value of the oriental fruit fly, Dacus dorsa Its Hendel, as a function of depth in the fruit and of the duration of treatment. Results of our simulation suggest that a slight reduction in fruit temperature before and after the double hot-water immersion treatment may significantly affect fruit tolerance to fruit fly disinfestation treatments.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 1990

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  • 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.
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