[NAFEX] apple borers
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Sun May 9 08:49:29 EDT 2004
I have one tree with window screen and a foam collar. The foam is just
a bit of stray packing material that I tucked between the screen and
the bark, so I could pull the screen up tight at the top without
cutting into the bark.
On May 9, 2004, at 8:44 AM, del stubbs wrote:
> Since my orchard is also 6 years old you got me wondering - so I went
> to Google, clicked on 'Images' and typed in - Apple Borers
> here is the url
> there is one fair picture of an infected tree
> I have window screen but no foam collars, how do you hold the collars
> in place?
> Yesterday was apple and pear grafting day, too much fun, Del
> Del Stubbs http://www.pinewoodforge.com ag zone2/3
>> As a beginning apple grower in New England, with a small orchard of
> >dwarf trees, what do I need to know about apple borers? I have put
> >up window screen cylinders with foam collars to keep borers out,
> >I am willing to scout the trees regularly. However, I don't know
> >how big a hole I should be looking for. Any one have any
> >recommendations for how to deter and how to recognize borer damage
> >in apples?
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