Ramification of post-harvest thermal disinfestation technology for mango fruit flies [Bactrocera spp. (Diptera: Tephritidae)] across India


  • Abraham Verghese ICAR-NBAIR, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • D. K. Nagaraju ICAR-NBAIR, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • M. A. Rashmi ICAR-NBAIR, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • J. P. Singh ICAR-NBAIR, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


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Abraham Verghese, D. K. Nagaraju, M. A. Rashmi, & J. P. Singh. (2024). Ramification of post-harvest thermal disinfestation technology for mango fruit flies [Bactrocera spp. (Diptera: Tephritidae)] across India. CURRENT HORTICULTURE, 12(2), 90–93. Retrieved from https://currenthorticulture.com/index.php/CURHOR/article/view/136