A new rollout of fruit fly traps in Sunraysia is aiming to eradicate female pests that lay as many as 500 eggs at a time.
If you can catch one female fruit fly at the start of the season you’ve effectively removed one million flies in that season.
Manager and owner of Bio Trap Australia Colin Bain said targeting female fruit flies had been the important step in controlling
Mass-trapping trials in south-eastern Australia were conducted to assess the ability of BioTrap® FF trapping systems.
A program created by a Barham farmer is helping to stave off booming fruit fly numbers in the region.