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New Insights On Invasive Fly Threatening US Fruit Crops

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Science Fair

Publication Date
2013-03-18

Mar. 15, 2013 — Humans aren't the only species with a sweet tooth. Research from North Carolina State University shows that the invasive spotted-wing vinegar fly (Drosophila suzukii) also prefers sweet, soft fruit -- giving us new insight into a species that has spread across the United States over the past four years and threatens to cause hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to U.S. fruit crops.

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130315151041.htm