Past Experiences, Current Status and Plans for the Fruit Fly IPM for Smallholder Vegetable and Fruit Growers in Thailand. by. Watchreeporn Orankanok. Department of Agricultural Extension. T he Inception Workshop for the Area-wide Asian Fruit Fly IPM 31 Aug. – 3 Sept. 2010
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Past Experiences, Current Status and Plans for the Fruit Fly IPM for Smallholder Vegetable and Fruit Growers in Thailand
Department of Agricultural Extension
The Inception Workshopfor the Area-wide Asian Fruit Fly IPM
31 Aug. – 3 Sept. 2010
AIT, Pathumthani, Thailand.
FRUIT FLY CONTROL
Royal Ang Khang Research Station
Doi Ang Khang Mountain
Office of Atomics for Peace-OAP
Percentage of Infestation
AREA-WIDE INTEGRATED CONTROL OF FRUIT FLIES
13 O 35’ N O
99 O 83’ EO
16 O 43’ N O
100 O 51’ E O
To improve quality of fresh fruit through environment-friendly techniques
Area-wide fruit flies suppression
using integrated Management
GUAVA FRUIT FLY
Two main species of FF pest
USD 100 - 120 / 1 million sterile pupae
Operation cost + SIT
125 Thai Baht or ~ USD 4.17 / 1 Rai / year
USD 26.04 / 1 hectare / year
How to put more effort and educate farmers under condition of budget limitation.
“Community Plant Pest management Center” is the main activity,
to develop farmers to be
“Pests Management Professional in IPM” reduce damage to farmers crops, encourage less investment and to enhance participation community in the project.
The basic requirements for scaling up
the project from a pilot level to
a national wide project is not only
complex procedure of incorporating new
and better technologies but also
convincing people involve
to support a programme is often
a huge challenge.