Oriental Fruit Fly Information

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Oriental fruit fly

Bactrocera dorsalis, an Oriental fruit fly

Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam is dedicated to Florida’s $123 billion agriculture industry from invasive pests and disease.

The Oriental fruit fly, one of the world's most serious exotic fruit flies, is able to infest many different kinds of commodities, attacking over 430 different fruits, vegetables and nuts. The department and the USDA are working diligently to eradicate this pest.

2015 Eradication Program - Miami-Dade County

Fruit fly finds in Miami-Dade County have triggered an eradication program. This program is a state and federal cooperative effort. Trapping, treatment and regulatory teams are working in areas around the positive finds to limit the impact of the flies. 

Control de la Mosca de la Fruta, Información en Español

Daily Finds: November 25, 2015
Found Today  Total Finds to Date Date of First Find
0 165 8/26/2015

Oriental Fruit Fly Pest Alert [ Adobe PDF Document 474.05 KB ]

Alerta de Plaga de la Mosca Oriental de la Fruta [ Adobe PDF Document 459.03 KB ]

Quarantine with Fly Find ½ Mile Arcs [ Adobe PDF Document 2.50 MB ] Updated: 9/28/15

Oriental Fruit Fly Host List [ Adobe PDF Document 187.57 KB ] - by Botanical Name

FAQ – Miami-Dade Oriental Fruit fly Program [ Adobe PDF Document 225.91 KB ]

Sept. 15, 2015 Declaration of Agricultural Emergency

Aug. 28, 2015 Announcement

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Industry Program Information

2015 Eradication Program - Miami-Dade County Industry. Regulatory Information, Host Lists, Maps, Treatment Q&A, Treatment Options, Previous Detections, Video and more.

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Residential Program Information

2015 Eradication Program - Miami-Dade County Residents. Information, Host Lists, Treatment Q&A, Maps, Previous Detections, Video and more.   

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Información Sobre La Mosca Oriental de la Fruta

Eradication Program 2015 - Miami-Dade County Residential / Industry. Regulatory Information, Hosts List, Maps, Q & Treatment, Treatment Options, Previous Detections, Videos and more.