For local growers, it’s essential that mainland fruit and vegetables be set to a certain temperature for a specific number of days in order to kill any potential fruit flies before they hit the export market.

For apples, pears and nashi, quarantine treatment research shows that cold treatment of either 1±0.5°C or 3±0.5°C for 12 days is effective against Qfly. See your industry group or local growers’ association for information for your enterprise.