Fruit fly trapping technology for mango for Eastern India Region
Plastic traps with soaked wood block containing killing agent have been developed to manage fruit fly in fruit crops. Wood block size – 5 x 5 x 1.2cm, Soaking material – Ethanol + Methyl eugenol (6: 4) for 24 hrs. Killing agent - Malathion/DDVP can be dripped 1-2 drops after installing the trap, Plastic container - 750 ml plastic container with holes (dia - 2.5cm), Rate of traps/ha – 10. Fruit fly incidence is reduced to less than 5%.