EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF DIFFERENT COMBINATIONS OF INTEGRATED CONTROL IN THE CONTROL OF FRUIT FLIES IN THE NORTHERN COTE D’IVOIRE

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1st ENTOMOLOGICAL CONFERENCE OF CÔTE D’IVOIRE FROM 25 TO 26 OCTOBER 2018 IN ABIDJAN

TITLE: EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF DIFFERENT COMBINATIONS OF INTEGRATED CONTROL IN THE CONTROL OF FRUIT FLIES IN THE NORTHERN COTE D’IVOIRE.

Magloire Yves MINHIBO1, N’goran ABY, Yalamoussa TUO2 , N’Klo HALA3 ,Robert N’DEPO5 , , Hervé KOUA4, Achille NDA ADOPO1, Djaha AKADIE1, Charles KOUAKOU1, Hugues NDA1 ,Hortense DJIDJI1, Adama COULIBALY1, Joseph KONE1

  1. National Center for Agronomic Research, Station of Korhogo-Lataha, BP 856 Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire
  2. Universiy Péléforo Gon COULIBALY (UPGC)BP 1328 Korhogo., Côte d’Ivoire
  3. National Center for Agronomic Research, Station of La Mé, 13 BP 989 Abidjan 13, Côte d’Ivoire
  4. University Felix Houphouet Boigny (UFHB), 22 BP 582 Abidjan 22, Côte d’Ivoire
  5. Université Jean Lorougnon Guédé de Daloa, UFR-Agroforesterie, BP 150 Daloa, Côte d’Ivoire

Main author: Magloire Yves MINHIBO, researcher, National Center for Agronomic Research, Station of Korhogo-Lataha, BP 856 Korhogo, Côte d’Ivoire. Cel : 08 72 49 32.  Email : yvesminhibo@gmail.com.

ABSTRACT

Spearhead of the fruit diversification of Côte d’Ivoire, mango now holds an important place for the economic development of the North region. Despite this economic importance, mango production in Côte d’Ivoire is limited by the damage of fruit flies Diphtera: tephritidae. Considering the fact that no single control method guarantees sustainable results against fruit flies, it is essential to promote a set of effective and economically viable control methods for transfer to the producers. The objective of this study is to identify effective integrated pest management combinations that producers can adopt. The work consisted in evaluating the effectiveness of IPM combinations. Four combinations of pest management were installed in the different sites of agroecological zones. The results showed that the combination of “Trap + sanitation + GF120” recorded the highest percentage of orchard protection (95%). Then comes the combination “Sanitation + GF120” (92%) followed by “Trapping + Sanitation” (90%) and “Trapping + GF120” (88%). All different combinations have shown their effectiveness in the control of fruit flies.