Queensland Fruit Fly (QFF) attack and damage a wide range of fruit and vegetables and is recognised as a serious pest across the Goulburn Murray Valley and Moira Shire.
The spread of QFF poses a serious threat to the region’s horticulture industry along with domestic and international trade opportunities. A range of fruit and vegetables are at risk of infestation, including pome fruit, stone fruit, tomatoes, berry fruits, cherries, citrus and grapes.
Home gardeners and producers should treat QFF on their property through a range of management methods as you would for any other pest. A wide variety of products to control flies and protect fruit from damage are available from nursery, chemical resellers and hardware stores.