Host Produce

​​​​​The host produce grown commonly in Tasmania that could be attacked by fruit fly includes:
  • ​Apple
  • Apricot
  • Blackberry
  • Capsicum
  • Cherry
  • Fig
  • Lemon
  • Loganberry
  • Mulberry
  • Nashi
  • Nectarine
  • Passionfruit
  • Peach
  • Pear
  • ​Plum
  • Quince
  • Raspberry
  • Strawberry ​
  • Tomato
However, a wide range of other produce, not commonly grown here or that are only imported from warmer climates is also capable of harbouring fruit fly. ​​​​​​​​The fruit and fruiting vegetables shown below are hosts for Queensland fruit fly. 

 
See also the lists of major hosts and minor hosts.

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A
Abiu

​Acerola ​Achachairu Apple
​Apricot ​Avocado

B
Babaco​ ​Banana ​Black sapote
​Blackberry
​Blueberry ​Boysenberry ​Brazil cherry
​Breadfruit

​C
​Camito (Star apple)
​Cape gooseberry
​Capsicum
​Carambola (Star fruit)
​Cashew apple
​Casimiroa (White sapote)
​Cherimoya
​Cherries
​Chillies
​Citron
​Cocoa berry
​Cumquat
​Custard apple

 
​D
E
​Dates (fresh)
​Durian


​Eggplant

 
​F
​Feijoa
​Fig

 
​G
​Goji berry (fresh)
​Granadilla
​Grapefruit
​Grapes
​Grumichama
​Guava

 
H
​Hog plum (Vai-apple)

 
​J
​Jaboticaba
​Jackfruit
​Jew plum
​Ju jube

 
​K
​Kiwi fruit

 
L
​Lemon
​Lime
​Loganberry
​Longan
​Loquat
​Lychee

 
​M
​Mandarin
​Mango
​Mangosteen
​Medlar
​Miraclefruit
​Mulberry

 
N
​O
​Nashi
​Nectarines

Orange

 
P
​Passionfruit
​Pawpaw
​Peacharine
​Peach
​Pear
​Pepino
​Persimmon
​Plumcot
​Plum
​Pomegranate
​Prickly pear
​Pummelo

 
Q
​Quince

 
R
​Rambutan
​Raspberry
​Rollinia
​Rose apple

 
​S
​Santol
​Sapodilla
​Shaddock
​Soursop (sweet apple, sweetsop)
​Star apple
​Star fruit (Carambola)
​Strawberry

 
​T
​Tamarillo
​Tangelo
​Tomato

 
VW
​Vai apple (Hog plum)
​Wax Jambu (Rose apple)
​White Sapote (Casimiroa)

All images used by the kind permission of Agriculture Victoria​​

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Major h​osts

Anacardium occidentale (cashew nut), Annona glabra (pond apple), Annona muricata (soursop), Annona reticulata (bullock's heart), Averrhoa carambola (carambola), Capsicum annuum (bell pepper), Carica papaya (papaw), Casimiroa edulis (white sapote), Chrysophyllum cainito (caimito), Coffea arabica (arabica coffee), Eriobotrya japonica (loquat), Eugenia uniflora (surinam cherry), Fortunella japonica (round kumquat), Lycopersicon esculentum (tomato), Malus sylvestris (crab-apple tree), Mangifera indica (mango), Manilkara zapota (sapodilla), Morus nigra (black mulberry), Musa spp. (banana), Passiflora edulis (passionfruit), Passiflora suberosa (Corky passionflower), Prunus persica (peach), Psidium cattleianum (strawberry guava), Psidium guajava (guava), ​Syzygium aqueum (watery rose-apple), Syzygium jambos (rose apple), Syzygium malaccense (malay-apple), Terminalia catappa (Singapore almond)

Minor h​osts

Aegle marmelos (golden apple), Annona squamosa (sugarapple), Averrhoa bilimbi (blimbe), Blighia sapida (Akee apple), Calophyllum inophyllum (Alexandrian laurel), Cananga odorata (perfume tree), Citrus aurantiifolia (lime), Citrus aurantium (sour orange), Citrus jambhiri (rough lemon), Citrus limetta (sweet lemon tree), Citrus limon (lemon), Citrus maxima (pummelo), Citrus medica (citron), Citrus reticulata (mandarin), Citrus sinensis (navel orange), Citrus x paradisi (grapefruit), Clausena lansium (wampi), Cucurbita moschata (pumpkin), Cydonia oblonga (quince), Cyphomandra betacea (tree tomato), Dimocarpus longan (longan tree), Diospyros blancoi (mabolo), Diospyros kaki (persimmon), Dovyalis caffra (kei apple), Eremocitrus glauca (Australian desert lime), Eugenia dombeyi (brazil cherry), Feijoa sellowiana (Horn of plenty), Ficus racemosa (cluster tree), Flacourtia jangomas (Indian plum), Flacourtia rukam (rukam), Fortunella x crassifolia (meiwa kumquat), Grewia asiatica (phalsa), Juglans regia (walnut), Litchi chinensis (lichi), Malpighia emarginata, Mimusops elengi (spanish cherry), Momordica charantia (bitter gourd), Morus alba (mora), Musa x paradisiaca (plantain), Myrciaria cauliflora (jaboticaba), Nephelium lappaceum (rambutan), Nerium oleander (oleander), Olea europaea subsp. europaea (olive), Opuntia ficus-indica (prickly pear), Passiflora foetida (red fruit passion flower), Passiflora quadrangularis (giant granadilla), Persea americana (avocado), Phoenix dactylifera (date-palm), Phyllanthus acidus (star gooseberry), Physalis peruviana (cape gooseberry), Pometia pinnata (fijian longan), Pouteria caimito, Pouteria campechiana (canistel), Pouteria sapota (mammey sapote), Prunus armeniaca (apricot), Prunus avium (sweet cherry), Prunus cerasifera (myrobalan plum), Prunus domestica (plum), Prunus salicina (Japanese plum), Psidium guineense (Guinea guava), Punica granatum (pomegranate), Pyrus communis (European pear), Rollinia mucosa, Rollinia pulchrinervis, Rubus fruticosus (blackberry), Rubus ursinus (boysenberry), Solanum laciniatum (kangaroo apple)​,​ Solanum melongena (aubergine), Solanum seaforthianum (star potato-vine), Solanum torvum (turkey berry), Spondias mombin (hog plum), Spondias purpurea (red mombin), Synsepalum dulcificum, Syzygium cumini (black plum), Syzygium paniculatum (Australian brush-cherry), Syzygium samarangense (water apple), Thevetia peruviana (exile tree), Trichosanthes cucumerina var. anguinea (snakegourd), Vitis labrusca (fox grape), Vitis vinifera (grapevine), Ziziphus mauritiana (jujube).




Contact

Fruit Fly Hotline
Report any suspected fruit fly to Biosecurity Tasmania
Phone: (03) 6165 3774

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