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Fruit Flies in the GMV- Outlook for September 2022

Current trap captures Few Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) were trapped on the Goulburn Murray Valley trapping grid through August due to the cold conditions. These flies were found predominantly in Shepparton and Grahamvale. As the weather warms up through spring, capture rates will continue to rise. This reflects the fact that temperatures were too cold for Qfly to be responsive to traps through winter, however there may have been a reasonable number of adults that survived the winter by finding warm refuges.

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