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Field sanitation—removing unharvested or infested crops from a field—is an important part the fruit fly areawide pest management in Hawaii. Here, Mike Klungness (left), coordinator for ARS's Area Wide Pest Management Program on the Big Island, and local farmer Jose L. Rincon look through a tentlike structure called an augmentorium. The augmentorium is being used to contain infested produce; the structure keeps fruit flies inside but allows beneficial parasitoids to escape.

Photo by Stephen Ausmus.



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Last Modified: 5/23/2006
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