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Control of the currant fruit fly

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Published by Canada Department of Agriculture in Ottawa .
Written in English

  • Control,
  • Insect pests

  • Edition Notes

    Statement/ H. P. Richardson and H. Andison
    SeriesPublication (Canada. Dept. of Agriculture) -- 1143, Publication / Canada Dept. of Agriculture -- 1143
    ContributionsCanada. Dept. of Agriculture
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25209233M

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LIFE HISTORY,HABITS,NATURAL ENEMIES & METHODS OF CONTROL OF THE CURRANT FRUIT FLY Paperback – January 1, by H.H.P. Severin (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, Author: H.H.P. Severin.

It covers current knowledge of fruit fly physiology, genetics, morphology and behavior. It discusses action programs for controlling and using fruit flies in agronomy, as well as the problem of fruit flies in the fruit growing industry.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): ersitylibrary (external link)Author: Harry.

Andison, H. Richardson, Canada. Currant fruit fly adults can be successfully trapped with yellow sticky boards that are baited with an attractant for apple maggot. Place traps in the bush at the same level as the fruit.

Check traps twice a week from green fruit through to first harvest for currant fruit fly adults. The maggots eat inside the developing fruits, causing them to turn red and prematurely fall from the tree.

Controls:   As soon as blossoms begin to wilt, dust with rotenone in two to three applications at weekly intervals. Return from Currant Fruit Fly to Insects A-D Encyclopedia of Garden Insects.

Currant Fruit Fly. Fruits infested by the currant fruit fly, Epochra canadensis (Loew), drop early and have dark spots surrounded by a red area. Small, white maggots will be found in such fruit. Late-maturing varieties are preferred by this insect. The removal and burial or the destruction of dropped fruit will keep populations from building.

Currant and gooseberry-Currant fruit fly (gooseberry maggot) Euphranta canadensis Pest description and crop damage The adult is a small yellowish fly, about 8 mm long, with bright green eyes and smoky bands across the wings.

The maggots are white, cylindrical, and tapered at the head. The maggots develop inside and feed in the berry, making them inedible. These attract and kill male fruit flies, so they’re a useful indicator of when you should start a spraying program.

If flies are present, spray with a targeted insecticide, such as Yates Nature’s Way Fruit Fly Control, which can be applied as a band around the trunk or lower foliage of the tree – there’s no need to spray the actual fruit.

The female flies insert oblong eggs under the fruit skin. The eggs hatch and the larvae burrow under the fruit skin, then into the fruit pulp. They feed on the pulp and seeds until mature, then burrow out through the skin and drop to the soil. There is one generation per year. Managing Mediterranean fruit fly in backyards Note: September Replaces Gardennote 24 Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) is a serious horticultural pest in the South West of Western Australia.

It attacks a range of cultivated fruits and Control of the currant fruit fly book fruiting vegetables. Medfly, as it is commonly known, infest more than hosts File Size: KB. Currant fruit fly control is the only way to control gooseberry worms; you must break the life cycle of these pests to save your fruit.

If any of your gooseberry bushes are unaffected by gooseberry maggots, cover these plants with row covers to prevent infestation. Once fruits. The Queensland fruit fly will also sting the fruits of lilly pillies and other natives. Organic Control Methods for Fruit Fly It is essential that you act early to protect fruit and prevent fly populations building.

Hang eco-lure fruit fly traps late winter to act as monitoring stations. These will attract and kill male QLD fruit flies. years. Plant longevity is generally years, being less for black currant than red currant or gooseberry.

Flowers: The flowers of the currant are formed toward the base of one-year-old stems and on spurs of older stems. The currant flowers appear in early spring with new growth.

Each flower bud opens to a number of flowers (up to 20), joinedFile Size: 1MB. By synchronising fruit fly control, you can expand your kill. It's really amazing how much fruit you can save by doing it and all it involves is being a good neighbour.

Broadcast: Sat 5 Sep Western cherry fruit fly, Rhagoletis indifferens Curran, was first discovered in western Colorado in the late 's. It is now present in most areas where backyard cherries are grown in western Colorado.

Western cherry fruit fly larvae feed within the developing and ripening cherries, and make them unusable. Several sprays must be applied to File Size: KB. Easy ways to control queensland fruit fly in your organic garden without the dangerous chemicals. I The Currant and Gooseberry Maggot or Yellow Currant Fly (Epoc/ira canadensis) Loew By S.

JONES, Assistant Entonio!ogist5 TWO fruit flies of economic importance to growers of currants and goose- berries occur in Oregon. I am a home gardener. I have one red currant bush, one black currant bush and one gooseberry bush.

I have currant fruit flies on my fruit each year. I know of nobody else in the area who has currants or gooseberries. Do all currant fruit flies. For those not wishing to use a chemical insecticide, there's a locally marketed rotenone/pyrethrin spray labeled for control of this insect.

This organically derived pesticide is also labeled to. Weed Control 9 Pests 9 Aphids 10 Currant Borer 10 Currant Fruit Fly 10 Mites 10 Anthracnose, Leaf Spot 10 Powdery Mildew 11 White Pine Blister Rust 11 Viruses 11 Water Management 12 Red Currants Varieties 13 Red Varieties 13 White Varieties 14 File Size: KB.

The adult flies are about 1/4cm long, yellow to orange in color, and have dark bands across the wings. In the spring, female flies lay eggs just under the skin of developing currant or gooseberry fruit. Hatching maggots burrow under the skin and feed in the berries.

Infested berries turn reddish and may drop, sometimes causing severe fruit loss. Currant Fruit Fly (Epochra canadensis) Emerges from the soil in May and lays eggs in the fruit.

The adult fly is 1/5 inch long and has dark brown striped winds. Larva are yellow. Larvae eat inside developing fruit. Shallow cultivation under bushes.

Apply rotenone after bloom every 3 weeks. Imported Currant Worm (Nebarus ribesii)Author: Sheridan Hansen, Tiffany Maughan, Brent Black.

Currant fruit fly, Epochra canadensis. This insect often causes serious injury to currant and gooseberry. The larva or maggot infests the berries, which may hang on the bushes or drop to the ground.

There is only one generation each year, and the winter is passed in the pupa stage in the ground. Monitor fruit fly activity by using traps with a pheromone attractant.

Use other controls like organic bait sprays and set protein traps before your fruit ripens. As soon as you see evidence fruit has been stung, harvest it immediately. Look for a tiny pin prick, clear sap oozing or small dimples in the skin.

Maintain control until all the fruit is removed or completely shriveled on the trees. In the absence of traps, begin protecting fruit about the time Lambert cherries begin to colour. Research shows female fruit flies will lay eggs in green fruit. This means application of sprays to the new later maturing varieties when the fruit may still be green.

Small Fruit Crops; Currant and Gooseberry Pests. Brooke Edmunds and Cassie Bouska. Products are listed in alphabetical order and not in order of preference or superiority of pest control. Cottony maple scale. Currant aphid. Currant borer. Currant fruit fly (gooseberry maggot) Currant stem girdler.

Gooseberry cambium miner. Imported. Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) is a serious horticultural pest in Western Australia. It attacks a range of cultivated fruits and some fruiting vegetables. Medfly, as it is commonly known, has been recorded to infest more than hosts worldwide.

The first sign of damage is often larvae-infested or ‘stung’ fruit. Stinging is caused by the female laying eggs into unripened or. The only time you will get no fruit from any tree or bush is when there are separate sexes (dioecious species), most fruit trees flowers have both stamen and pistel in one flower which makes it self fruiting since pollen is present, some need a pollinator because the pollen is lower in the flower and thus needs to move upward to do its job.

Currant bushes (Ribes) are thornless understory shrubs, growing in USDA hardiness zones They can grow feet wide and tall, and can range in color from red, white, pink, or black. There is even a clove currant (Ribes odoratum), which is very currants have attractive flowers and maple-like leaves that make them desirable in the edible landscape.

Pruning Gooseberries and Currants Produce the majority of their fruit on Produce the majority of their fruit on 2 and 3-year-old shoots, and shoots 4 years and older produce very little fruit. After the first growing season, After the first growing season, remove all but 6 to 8 vigorous, healthy shoots.

The following year, leave 4 or 5. The blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum) or black currant is a woody shrub in the family Grossulariaceae grown for its is native to temperate parts of central and northern Europe and northern Asia, where it prefers damp fertile soils and is widely cultivated both commercially and : Grossulariaceae.

Fruit fly capture in pheromone dispensers and bait traps, winter season Source: Anonymous, Efficacy of pheromone and indigenous bait trap for fruit fly control. The fruit fly capture can create a negative impact on fruit infestation. The higher the fruit fly capture the lesser was the fruit infestation and higher was the yield.

Biology. Currant-sowthistle aphid (Hypermyzus lactucae) is up to mm long and green, with pale eggs hatch in March or April. By May large colonies of aphids can develop on currants.

Currant-sowthistle aphid colonies die out on currants during May and June and winged forms migrate to the summer host sowthistle (Sonchus spp.) where they form colonies during the summer months.

Common strawberry insects and their control / by H. Andison; Control of the currant fruit fly / H.P. Richardson and H. Andison; Control of the currant fruit fly / H.P. Richardson and H. Andison; Control of the European earwig / by Harry Andison; Berri: hub of the Upper Murray (in S.A.): jubilee year souvenir brochure / [compiled.

Gooseberries and currants (Ribes spp.) are woody, multi-stemmed shrubs best known for their tart fruit. While cultivation of Ribes species in an effort to control white pine blister rust (WPBR) mortality in pines; the potential pests include currant fruit fly and currant borer.

In some seasons, birds can be a serious problem as fruitFile Size: KB. Control of the narcissus bulb fly. Ottawa: Dept. of Agriculture. MLA Citation. Andison, Harry. and Canada. Department of Agriculture. Control of the narcissus bulb fly / by Harry Andison Dept.

of Agriculture Ottawa Australian/Harvard Citation. Andison. Keywords: Sawflies, Ribes, Disease-resistant plants, Master gardeners, Fruit--Diseases and pests We moved into a new house which has a large currant or gooseberry bush.

Now that it has leafed out there are numerous caterpillars eating the leaves. Ina sudden invasion of Mediterranean fruit flies (Ceratitis capitata, "medflies") appeared in California and began devastating ists were puzzled and said that the sudden appearance of the insects "defies logic", and some speculated "biological terrorists" were responsible.

Analysis suggested that an outside hand played a role in the dense on: Southern California (Los Angeles area). CURRANT AND GOOSEBERRY PRODUCTION Steven A. McKay, Extension Educator Cornell Cooperative Extension Route 66 Hudson, NY () [email protected]: Ribes is the genus name of currants, gooseberries, and crosses of the ts and gooseberries were once grown extensively on a commercial basis in the US.Gooseberry Fruitworm or Currant Fruit Fly: Signs include hollow fruit or small maggots inside the fruit.

Fruit may drop early and have dark spots surrounded by red areas. Burpee Recommends: Remove all dropped fruit and destroy. Plant early-maturing varieties. Contact your local Cooperative Extension Service for pesticide recommendations for.Just be aware that the sugar content in all raisins, currants and sultanas is greater than the fresh fruit.

Eating raisins (sultanas and currants haven't been studied to a great extent) can help lower blood pressure, improve blood sugar control and give you a sense of .