Plastic traps with soaked wood block containing killing agent have been developed to manage fruit fly in cucurbits. Wood block size – 5 x 5 x1.2cm, Soaking material – Ethanol + Cue lure (6: 4) for 24 hrs. Killing agent - Malathion/DDVP can be dripped 1-2 drops after installing the trap, Plastic container - 750 ml with holes (dia - 2.5cm). Rate of traps/ha – 10. Fruit fly incidence is reduced to less than 5%.