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  • Fruit farmers in Southern Europe have been struggling for decades in a losing battle against the Mediterranean fruit fly, or Medfly, which is one of the world´s most destructive farm pests, since it lays its eggs in fruit and vegetables.

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  • Fruit farmers in Southern Europe have been struggling for decades in a losing battle against the Mediterranean fruit fly, or Medfly, which is one of the world´s most destructive farm pests, since it lays its eggs in fruit and vegetables.

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  • The Medfly, which is slightly smaller than a common housefly, originated in Africa and is now a global pest found in over 85 countries in tropical and subtropical regions.

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  • Anymore, it means more to simply like or dislike something than to express why one feels the way they do - a surface-bound approach that is superficial at best, aggressively regressive at worst as Medfly Quarantine's Ryan Kelly aptly puts it, "this ADD wave of film criticism".

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  • Anymore, it means more to simply like or dislike something than to express why one feels the way they do - a surface-bound approach that is superficial at best, aggressively regressive at worst as Medfly Quarantine's Ryan Kelly aptly puts it, "this ADD wave of film criticism".

    On Things Fresh and Rotten

  • "I remember him saying they weren't going to spray for the Medfly, and then all those planes came overhead spraying all over the place," said Jan Van Erven, referring to Brown's equivocating stance during the 1980s agricultural infestation.

    latimes.com - News

  • "I remember him saying they weren't going to spray for the Medfly, and then all those planes came overhead spraying all over the place," said Jan Van Erven, referring to Brown's equivocating stance during the 1980s agricultural infestation.

    chicagotribune.com - News

  • He was paralyzed by the Medfly crisis and criticized for being inattentive to schools.

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  • Collins once made national headlines by drinking a glass of the Medfly-eradicating chemical malathion to show it was safe for humans.

    AroundTheCapitol.com

  • He was paralyzed by the Medfly crisis and criticized for being inattentive to schools.

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