Puncture resistance in 'Sharwil' avocado to oriental fruit fly and Mediterranean fruit fly of avocado skin hardness on resistance to infestation by oriental fruit fly. J Econ Entomol. Feb;88(1) Hawaiian tephritid fruit flies (Diptera): integrity of the infestation-free quarantine procedure for 'Sharwil' avocado. Liquido. unimportant role in 'Fuerte' avocado fruit drop for Ten fruit of each cultivar were artificially infested la- and Natal fruit fly to 'Hass' avocado while attached. showed that the cultivar was not susceptible to infestation by Mediterranean fruit ﬂy, Cerotiris capitutc (Wiedemann); melon ﬂy, Decus cucurbitde Coquillett;. Albury Wodonga Fight the Fruit Fly Association is a non-profit group dedicated to because infested fruit may appear to be in good condition from the outside. Peach, nectarine, grapefruit, pear, avocado, grape, cumquat, apricot, orange, fig. Abstract. Laboratory studies with 'Sharwil' avocados at 3, 12, or 24 h after harvest showed that the cultivar was not susceptible to infestation by Mediterrane.