Guava Fruit Fly Detection
FDACS and the USDA have increased trapping around the detection area.
In the FDACS press release, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam emphasizes the value of Florida’s early detection system for pests and diseases.
For more information about the Guava Fruit Fly, read FDACS press release and the UF/IFAS Featured Creatures article by Weems and Fasulo. The Guava Fruit Fly Featured Creatures was originally published as a FDACS-DPI circular No. 291 and then adapted for Featured Creatures.
The Guava Fruit Fly is a potential threat to several fruit and vegetable commodities.