📅 Updated Article “How to treat yellow flies at home ” last October 7, 2022 at TKT Pestcontrol Pest Control Company
Yellow flies are insects that damage fruits, so how to treat yellow flies? The wine fly stings and lays eggs inside the fruit. After the eggs hatch, the larvae (maggots) will eat all the flesh of the fruit, causing the fruit to rot. Once mature they continue to reproduce and destroy other fruits. The growth rate is also very fast, which will quickly cause all the fruit in the garden to rot. Therefore, it is necessary to find a way to treat yellow flies immediately to avoid economic losses. Let’s see how to treat yellow flies? below today’s post of TKT Pestcontrol.
Golden fruit fly (left) or “string bee”(Scientific name: Tephritidae). There are hundreds of types of fruit flies in the world. Each area has about a dozen types.
In Vietnam, there are 3 important species: Bactrocera Dorsalis Hendel, Bactrocera correcta, Bactrocera cucurbitae. In which, the most dangerous is Bactrocera Dorsalis, it is still subject to plant quarantine.
Fruit flies are subject to very strict plant quarantine when exporting fruits, vegetables… to other countries. Fruit flies can break out strongly, causing damage to many fruit trees and vegetables (fruit tree groups: Plum, Guava, Apple, Milkweed, Mango, Dragon fruit, Jackfruit, Mangosteen, Longan, Banana, etc.) Papaya, Sabochi… Vegetable group: Bitter melon, Melon, Gourd, Tomato, Chili…).
1 life cycle of a yellow fly can be about 4 weeks. If conditions are wet they can survive up to 6 generations per year. For cool conditions the life cycle takes 6 months to complete. Therefore, the damage of yellow flies on fruit trees is heaviest in the summer. But the damage process of yellow flies lasts from spring to the end of autumn.
Adult flies are active during the day, usually early morning and evening. A female yellow fly can lay 150–200 eggs in her lifetime.
Yellow fruit flies only harm fruit, not affect human health. But with rapid growth, people will lose a sizable economic amount. Especially for gardeners, the loss is bigger.
They cause damage to more than 50% of the harvest to orchards. Young caterpillars dig holes and enter the shrimp, often with small drops of gum coming out of the hole. The cloudy fruit is often infected with semi-parasitic fungi, the lesions begin to rot and turn brown, the flesh rots and the fruit falls off.
The most effective How to treat yellow fruit flies flies is to kill eggs and larvae. To kill it, you need to prepare ingredients including: Green fungus, White fungus and bacillus sp. Then mix them together in the appropriate proportions. Spray evenly on the entire trunk, branches, leaves, fruits and the area around the base of the tree.
Green fungus white fungus and bacillus sp have the ability to kill fly larvae up to 95%. When eggs cannot hatch, larvae and pupae die, the density of yellow flies will be controlled.
This is how the yellow flies can no longer lay eggs. They are very sensitive to odors, especially wood vinegar and vegetable oils, especially cinnamon essential oil. The combination of wood vinegar and cinnamon essential oil creates a strong smell with a golden fly’s sense of smell. Their sense of smell is affected so they cannot find ripe fruit to lay eggs. After a short time they will become stressed, exhausted and fall into a state of lethargy and fainting. This method is both safe for human health and creates a scent for your own home.
Here are the popular yellow fly control methods collected by TKT Pestcontrol. These ways can limit the harmful effects of yellow flies on fruit. Let’s watch it!
This way you can design traps out of plastic bottles. Inside contains ripe fruit or a solution that attracts yellow flies. Once they get into the bottle, they can’t get out. However, this method can only kill adult flies. But on the contrary, it attracts more flies to the garden. At the same time, the yellow fly larvae and pupae continue to complete the life cycle and produce new generations. Should be used in conjunction with other methods.
Yellow flies are afraid of the smell of shrimp paste, so when there is a smell of shrimp paste in the garden, it will limit a part of the yellow flies from flying to the garden, but causing a very unpleasant smell. It will most likely cause strong objections from the surrounding villages.
This method gives quick results but is very toxic. It greatly affects the quality of agricultural products as well as the health of gardeners and people living near the orchards.
FILY is a biological product with a repellant mechanism, providing more optimal effect than the method of attracting. With the main ingredients are herbal essential oils such as wood vinegar, cinnamon essential oil and natural aromas, helping to repel adult flies from the garden. The pleasant aroma of cinnamon does not cause discomfort and does not affect the health of gardeners as well as people living around the orchard.
In addition, with ingredients containing green fungus, white fungus, FILY helps to kill yellow fly larvae, and Bacillus thuringiensis helps to cause egg cancer, preventing yellow fly eggs from hatching, ending the harmful life cycle of yellow flies.
Through the article we have provided you with useful information about yellow flies. As well as giving the facilities and effective home remedies for yellow flies. To have a bountiful harvest of agricultural products, the best way to do this is to take measures before the fruit ripens. If you have any questions or concerns. Leave a comment at this article we will answer them all.
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