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Meaning of "Mediterranean fruit fly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY

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Mediterranean fruit fly is a noun.
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WHAT DOES MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Mediterranean fruit fly

Ceratitis capitata

Ceratitis capitata, the Mediterranean fruit fly, or medfly for short, is a species of fruit fly capable of causing extensive damage to a wide range of fruit crops. It is native to the Mediterranean area, but has spread invasively to many parts of the world, including Australasia and North and South America.

Definition of Mediterranean fruit fly in the English dictionary

The definition of Mediterranean fruit fly in the dictionary is a species of dipterous fly, Ceratitis capitata, having marbled wings, whose maggots tunnel into fruits such as citrus, peach, and vine in the Mediterranean area, South Africa, and elsewhere: family Trypetidae Also called: medfly.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY

Mediterranean
Mediterranean fever
Mediterranean flour moth
Mediterranean Sea

WORDS THAT END LIKE MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY

bee fly
black fly
cabbage root fly
caddis fly
carrot fly
crane fly
dry fly
frit fly
fruit fly
Hessian fly
hover fly
let fly
make the fur fly
New Forest fly
on the fly
robber fly
Spanish fly
tsetse fly
tube fly
wet fly

Synonyms and antonyms of Mediterranean fruit fly in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Mediterranean fruit fly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY

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The translations of Mediterranean fruit fly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Mediterranean fruit fly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

地中海实蝇
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Mosca del Mediterráneo
570 millions of speakers

English

Mediterranean fruit fly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भूमध्य फल मक्खी
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

ذبابة فاكهة البحر المتوسط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Средиземноморская плодовая муха
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Mosca -das-frutas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভূমধ্য ফলের মাছি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Mouche méditerranéenne des fruits
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lalat buah Mediterranean
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mittelmeerfruchtfliege
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チチュウカイミバエ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지중해 과실 파리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Buah lawa Mediterania
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Địa Trung Hải ruồi đục quả
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மத்தியதரைக்கடல் பழம் பறக்கிறது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भूमध्य फळे उडणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Akdeniz meyve sineği
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Mosca mediterranea della frutta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Śródziemnomorska owoców latać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Середземноморська плодова муха
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Zbura de fructe mediteraneene
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Μεσογειακή μύγα
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Mediterreense vrugtevlieg
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Medelhavsfruktflugan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Mediterranean bananflue
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Mediterranean fruit fly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY»

The term «Mediterranean fruit fly» is normally little used and occupies the 110.060 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Mediterranean fruit fly

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY»

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Bulletin of the U.S. Department of Agriculture
from Brisbane. Voller, in 1903, mentions Brisbane, Toowoomba, and Warwick as places especially subject to C. capiiata attack. Tasmania. — The Mediterranean fruit fly became established in Tasmania about Launceston during the early part ...
‎1920
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Fruit Fly Pests: A World Assessment of Their Biology and ...
Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) is remarkable in its ability to survive on numerous species of fruit, including many that are indigenous to the New World. More than 350 species belonging to 65 families have been listed ...
Bruce A. McPheron, Gary J. Steck, 1996
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The Mediterranean Fruit Fly in Hawaii
ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE. The economic'importance of the Mediterranean fruit fly as a pest of fruits varies with the climate of its habitat. Thus in France, near Paris, where it has been known to attack apricots, pears, and peaches, it has not  ...
Ernest Adna Back, Cyril Eugene Pemberton, 1918
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seminar on mediterranean fruit fly
Illustrations from "Major Fruit Flies of the World" by Dr. Howard V. Weems. Jr.. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services! Division of Plant Industry. Figs. A-E, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) adult: A, male; B, female;.
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Summary of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly Investigation Program ...
T Based on their findings, it was determined that the Mediterranean Fruit Fly did not occur in Honduras. D. - Nicaragua The Survey for the Mediterranean Fruit fly was developed particularly in the Northern part of the country with the aid of 6 ...
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Fruit and Vegetables: Harvesting, Handling and Storage
Table 11.9 Fruits given special entry permits by the Japanese Government ( source: Kitagawa 1993) Country or area Fruit Cultivar Designated pest Disinfestation method Australia Orange Mediterranean fruit fly, Cold treatment (1° C, 16 days) ...
Keith Thompson, 2008
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Sterile Insect Technique: Principles and Practice in ...
Outbreaks of exotic fruit flies, including the Mediterranean fruit fly, have been eradicated through the effective execution of an emergency eradication plan based on detecting and eradicating infestations. 2. In Arica province, the ongoing  ...
Victor Arnold Dyck, Jorge Hendrichs, A. S. Robinson, 2006
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Fruit Flies (Tephritidae): Phylogeny and Evolution of Behavior
Genetic effects of multiple bottlenecks in the Mediterranean fruit fly. Genetics 94: 547–548. Hunt, M.K., C.S. Crean, R.J. Wood, and A.S. Gilburn. 1998. Fluctuating asymmetry and sexual selection in the Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera, ...
Martin Aluja, Allen Norrbom, 1999
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Agricultural Index
See Flour moths Mediterranean fruit files Banana as a host fruit of the Mediterranean fruit fly. E. A. Back and C. E. Pc-mberton. bibliog il_J Ag Research 5:793-804 Ja 24 '16 Citrus fruit insects in Mediterranean counmes; Mediterranean fruit-fly.
H.W. Wilson Company, 1919
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Integrated Control of Citrus Pests in the Mediterranean Region
Effect of larval host on life history traits of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata. Oecologia 1987; 73: 583-90. Bodenheimer FS. Citrus entomology in the Middle East. The Hague: W Junk Publishers 1951. Shoukry A, Hafez M. Studies on ...
Vincenzo Vacante, Uri Gerson, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY»

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Mediterranean Fruit Fly Detected in the South
The Mediterranean Fruit Fly has been detected in two areas southern Belize. That's the report today via a press release from the Belize ... «channel5belize, Jul 15»
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Costs killing northern dream, says Galati
The family-owned business is also deeply concerned about the threat Mediterranean fruit fly poses to its mango farms after recent detection of ... «The West Australian, Jul 15»
3
Karagullen Expo to celebrate 'Tree to Table'
HOIG will be selling fruiting trees at wholesale prices and will have an associated free Mediterranean Fruit Fly information stall right next door to ... «FreshPlaza, Jul 15»
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Jamaica: No ban for Dominican produce
The Mediterranean fruit fly pest has been detected in the Dominican Republic. Permanent Secretary in Jamaica's Agriculture Ministry, Donovan ... «FreshPlaza, Jul 15»
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Fruit fly likely swatted by next harvest: Agro minister
Santo Domingo.- There's a high probability that the Mediterranean fruit fly will have been eliminated in the Dominican Republic by the next fruit ... «Dominican Today, Jul 15»
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Vietnam lifts citrus ban
The southeast Asian nation has lifted a ban it instituted in January amid concerns about Australia's management of the Mediterranean fruit fly. «9news.com.au, Jul 15»
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Dominican Republic to release 148000 sterile male Mediterranean …
The Government announced the launch of the last phase of the international protocol of the Program to Eradicate the Mediterranean fruit fly ... «FreshPlaza, Jul 15»
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Ord test of China farm ties
The land release comes with the Ord's horticultural industry under threat from the destructive pest Mediterranean fruit fly. The Department of ... «The West Australian, Jul 15»
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How to banish fruit fly
The Mediterranean fruit fly is 3-5mm long and light brown. Its only endearing quality is mottled brown wings. Medfly attack more than 200 ... «The West Australian, Jul 15»
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US tour hopes to find fruit fly answers
... Medicines Authority (APVMA) to ban the use of fenthion, the only pesticide proven by sustained in-field testing to kill Mediterranean fruit fly in ... «Farm Weekly, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Mediterranean fruit fly [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/mediterranean-fruit-fly>. Sep 2020 ».
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