Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Codling moth (CM) – Cydia pomonella

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Codling moth originate from Eurasia and was introduced to other parts of the world (along with the cultivation of apple and pears), where it has become one of the regular pests of apple orchards. It is found almost worldwide.
It also attacks pears, walnuts, and other tree fruits – it is an oligophagous pest of fruit crops.

Adult moth

Images of Cydia pomonella captured with TRAPVIEW system:

Trapview: Automatic image recognition

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