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June / July 2022

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SA Fruit Journal: June / July 2022

By Hannes Bester, MC Pretorius, Wayne Mommsen, Coenraad Fraenkel, André Combrink, Catherine Savage, Natasha Jackson and Jan Landman (Citrus Research International)

Integrated pest management

False codling moth (S.D. Moore)

Orchard sanitation must continue diligently during the harvesting period. All fruit remaining on trees after harvest must be removed and destroyed within no more than two weeks after completion of harvesting. This is because FCM activity does not cease during winter and any remaining fruit can therefore serve to facilitate this activity.

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