Guidance for packing,
shipping, holding and
release of sterile flies
in area-wide fruit fly
control programmes

GUIDANCE FOR PACKING, SHIPPING,
HOLDING AND RELEASE OF STERILE FLIES
IN AREA-WIDE FRUIT FLY CONTROL PROGRAMMES

Edited by
Walther Enkerlin
Joint FAO/IAEA Programme of Nuclear Techniques
in Food and Agriculture

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Food and Agriculture Organization
Rome, 2007



TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Foreword(156Kb)

      1. Introduction (87Kb)

      2. Packing at mass rearing facility (133Kb)

      3. Transportation to emergence and release centre (pupae) and rearing facility (eggs)(79Kb)

      4. Long distance (transboundary) shipment (546Kb)

      5. Handling, emergence and holding at release centre (143Kb)

      6. Preparation of adults for release (106Kb)

      7. Aerial sterile fly release (157Kb)

      8. Ground sterile fly release (211Kb)

      9. Sterile fly release densities (1928Kb)

      10. GPS–GIS support to sterile release programmes (67Kb)

      11. Quality control post-irradiation (65Kb)

      12. Adult processing and identification of recaptured sterile flies (173Kb)

      13. Interpretation of sterile fly recapture (248Kb)

    Appendices (333Kb)


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