This innovation addresses fruit fly damage to mango fruits.
This innovation reduces damage to mango caused by the oriental fruit fly and reduces the use of chemical insecticides.
The oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis, is a major pest of mango in Asia. In Bangladesh and Vietnam, mango fruits are individually bagged to prevent this fruit fly attack. This technique has become popular among farmers in these countries.
This innovation is inexpensive and environmentally safe.