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Olive Fruit Fly

Olive Fruit Fly is a serious pest of olives that is now widely distributed throughout California.  Control measures are required in most parts of California in order to produce olives that are suitable for oil production or home consumption.

Refer to these publications:

Controlling Olive Fruit Fly at Home (2005)

Industry Update 2005

Olive Fruit Fly (2005) - Vossen, et al.

Industry Update - 2004

Olive Fruit Fly (Paul Vossen, et al.), 2004

California Agriculture article (2003)

UC Pest Notes: Olive Fly

Homeowner's Guide to the Olive Fruit Fly (Weber 2003)

Bionomics of the Olive Fruit Fly (2000)

And these links:


UC IPM: Pest Managment Guidelines

The Olive Oil Source: