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What does MFF stand for?

MFF stands for Mexican Fruit Fly (pest)

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Nevertheless, "the methods to incorporate these technologies into mass rearing of sterile flies and the technique are now in use for control of the Mexican fruit fly in Mexico," notes Teal, who coauthored a paper in the April 2011 issue of Journal of Applied Entomology.
His leadership was instrumental in the Department's response to El Nino floods in 1997, the Citrus Freeze of 1998, and infestations of exotic pests and diseases including: Avian Influenza, Bovine Tuberculosis, Exotic Newcastle Disease, Glassy Winged Sharpshooter, Guava fruit fly, Mediterranean fruit fly, Melon fruit fly, Mexican fruit fly, Oriental fruit fly, Red Imported Fire Ant, and West Indian fruit fly.
Abandoning the stations could leave farmers facing devastation like that caused by the Mexican fruit fly in San Diego County this year, which cost the state several million dollars in citrus and avocado crop loss and $22 million in state and federal funds for quarantine and eradication.
Ten-year losses from the Mexican fruit fly in South Texas and northern Mexico alone have been estimated at almost $7 billion from export sanctions, lost markets, treatment costs, and reduced crop yields.
Daily News Fruit-fly program will begin today SUN VALLEY - State crews will begin a Mexican fruit fly eradication program today that includes ground application of a pesticide to get rid of the pests.
for Wednesday NOTE TO EDITORS: Multimedia Assets Available With This Story Include Logos, Photos, Text News Releases --(BUSINESS WIRE) In an effort to save valuable crops currently quarantined in northern San Diego County due to a Mexican fruit fly infestation, growers are turning to a solution recently approved by the USDA for use on citrus fruit in this infestation.