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ARC wants Southern Africa fruit fly free in 3 years

ARC wants Southern Africa fruit fly free in 3 years

The Agricultural Research Council (ARC), has launched a three-year “F3 Fruit Fly Free” project that aims to relieve the country from the fruit fly.   Sub-Saharan Africa has suffered tremendous financial losses due to fruit flies. The most destructive of the insects, the Mediterranean fruit fly or medfly, infests over 260 different fruits, flowers, vegetables and even nuts, almost ...