Short pest overview:
Oriental fruit fly is a serious pest of a wide range of cultivated and wild fruit crops, vegetables and nuts throughout it's native range and wherever it has invaded.
This pest is native in Asia and is now found in at least 65 countries, including parts of America and Oceania, and most of continental Africa (sub-Saharan countries).
In summer, at high temperature, development from egg to adult requires 16 days and 20 days in cooler conditions. Pupation occurs in the soil from 10-12 days to 90 days depends of the temperatures conditions. Every female are capable of laying over 3,000 eggs in old egg deposit sites on fruits.