Lema small

Anarsia lineatella

PEACH TWIG BORER

MINADORA DEL MELOCOTÓN

 Order: Lepidóptero
 Family: Gelechiidae

    

IN SYNTHESIS…

  • Affects peach trees and nectarines, apricots and other stone fruit trees such as plum trees and almond trees.
  • Unlike the Grapholita, the fruit attack is more superficial, and the damage is located mainly in the stem area. 
  • The caterpillar is dark with segmental white rings, what allows distinguishing it from the Grapholita
  • There can be three or four generations per year since the beginning of May until October
  • The pest monitoring by pheromones is a key for the correct timing decision to carry out a phytosanitary treatment, always with authorized products in accordance with current legislation and in a rational way.

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