STUDIES ON SPECIES COMPOSITION OF MANGO FRUIT FLIES IN KONKAN REGION
Department of Agril. Entomology, College of Agriculture, Dapoli Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli. Dist. Ratnagiri- 415712
A. C. PARAB, S. D. DESAI, V. S. DESAI, S. K. MEHENDALE AND G. M. GOLVANKAR
The research was carried out on species composition of mango fruit flies in Konkan region at Horticulture Nursery, Department of Horticulture, College of Agriculture, Dapoli during May to July 2017. In the species composition study of fruit flies trapped in fruit fly traps, five different species of fruit flies and were trapped. Among these species, almost accounted 3810 (52.31 %) fruit flies of the total population indicating dominant species of this region, which was followed by
with 2007 (27.56 %) of fruit flies population and with 939 (12.89 %) fruit flies population and occupied rank second and third in composition, respectively. accounted 498 (6.84 %) fruit flies population and occupied position forth. Whereas accounted only 29 (0.40 %) fruit flies population.