Join the National Fruit Fly Council for a webinar on phytosanitary irradiation. The webinar will cover a range of topics including an explanation of irradiation, labelling requirements, research, consumer perceptions, and international acceptance of irradiation as a phytosanitary measure.
Americas Congress on Fruit Flies - 10th TWWH Meeting
Americas Congress on Fruit Flies is an international event that brings together experts from all countries of the Western Hemisphere, in the American continent, to promote the exchange of knowledge on prevention, eradication, and control of fruit flies among members of the scientific and academic communities. It takes place during the 10th Meeting of Tephritids Workers of Western Hemisphere - TWWH.
The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is building a new and exciting virtual meeting embracing this year’s theme, Entomology for All, to be where all insect scientists can participate and share their work, regardless of location, specialty area, or ability to travel. Entomology 2020 will feature multiple livestreams running simultaneously November 16-19 with On-Demand content available from November 11-25.
21 October 2020
Plant volatile organic compounds that affect the sexual behaviour of Anastrepha fraterculus males
Join the National Fruit Fly Council for a webinar on the Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) for fruit fly. The webinar will include sessions on the SITPlus Q-fly program (about the program, reasons to use SIT, and the achievements and future of the program), SIT research and Med-fly SIT in Western Australia (the experience in Carnarvon, technical aspects of SIT, and the proposed use of SIT in the current Q-fly incursion).
14-19 September 2020
BugFest 2020: a virtual infestation
Join BugFest, the event that will allow you to interact with entomologists from North Carolina and around the world to learn about the fascinating world of bugs. The event will comprise of SIX days of buggy adventures and it celebrates the 2020 arthropod theme: FLIES!
This event is hosted by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
16 September 2020
The effect of climate change on pest populations
This webinar will focus on mitigating the risk of sudden pest populations and include the following topics:
• What is climate variability?
• How pest populations can change with climate.
• Practical methods to mitigate the risk of sudden and unexpected pest populations.
This webinar is hosted by the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF).
9 September 2020
Australian Mangoes weekly pre-season webinar series
Christina Cook, Manager of the National Fruit Fly Council, is speaking with mango growers about fruit fly research and national fruit fly issues at the first of Australian Mangoes’ weekly pre-season webinars.
27 July - 3 August 2020
Fruit Fly Chemical Ecology Online Roundtable Discussions
Dedicated to the participants of the Chemical Ecology Online Workshop: our speakers will return for a series of small group discussions. The event aims to bring together researchers to develop solutions to research-related challenges and it provides a valuable opportunity for networking and prospective collaboration. Download the event program.
This online event is supported by the Research Attraction and Acceleration Program (RAAP) of the NSW Department of Industry.
7 July 2020
A computer model of trap networks, field experiments in parametrisation, and application against invasive fruit flies and other insects