To combat an outbreak of Oriental fruit flies, state workers have placed hundreds of traps coated with an insecticide and female pheromone to lure male flies.
To combat an outbreak of Oriental fruit flies, state workers have placed hundreds of traps coated with an insecticide and female pheromone to lure male flies. Jenny Staletovich Miami Herald Staff
To combat an outbreak of Oriental fruit flies, state workers have placed hundreds of traps coated with an insecticide and female pheromone to lure male flies. Jenny Staletovich Miami Herald Staff

Workers bag, destroy fruit to contain Miami-Dade fruit fly outbreak

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