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CALIFORNIA IN BRIEF : SOUTHLAND : 2 Medflies Found Outside Spray Areas

From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Agriculture officials announced the discovery of two Mediterranean fruit flies--one in the city of Cerritos and the other in the San Bernardino County community of Rancho Cucamonga.

The Cerritos fly was trapped Thursday in a fig tree about an eighth of a mile outside a treatment area. The Medfly in Rancho Cucamonga was found in a grapefruit tree, also just outside a malathion treatment area.

Both flies were identified as immature females. No decision has been made whether the areas will be sprayed with malathion.


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