Ingestion toxicity of three Lamiaceae essential oils incorporated in protein baits against the olive fruit fly,Bactrocera oleae(Rossi) (Diptera Tephritidae)

Angelo Canale, Giovanni Benelli, Barbara Conti, Gabriele Lenzi, Guido Flamini, Alessandra Francini, Pier Luigi Cioni
  • Natural Product Research, November 2013, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2013.784871

Natural insecticides against the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae

What is it about?

Some natural essential oils have been used in baits against an olive parasite, the olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae

Why is it important?

Th euse of natural substances may improve olive oil safety being products that naturally degrade without leaving toxic residues

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