[NAFEX] Peach twig problems

William C. Garthright billg at inebraska.com
Mon Jun 25 14:25:05 EDT 2007


>      You have the classic symptoms of Oriental Fruit Moth which lays 
> eggs in the tips of new growth.  The egg hatches inside the shoot and 
> tunnels downward.  My experience is that if your trees are protected 
> with an insecticide (my choice was Imidan, and still is) through petal 
> fall to late June/mid July, it will do the trick.


Thanks, Ed, that's a big help! What a great list this is!

Bill
Lincoln, NE (zone 5)

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might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal 
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