Suppression of a field population of houseflies with Spalangia endius

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  01 Aug 1975:
Vol. 189, Issue 4200, pp. 388-389
DOI: 10.1126/science.1145207


Sustained releases of the microhymenopteran pupal parasite Spalangia endius, at a commercial poultry installation in north Florida, completely suppressed a population of houseflies with in 35 days.