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apple maggot,

larva of a fruit flyfruit fly,
common name for any of the flies of the families Tephritidae and Drosophilidae. All fruit flies are very small insects that lay their eggs in various plant tissues.
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, Rhagoletis pomonella.
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We should ignore the following: tremendous traffic snarls along Sunset highest up thru Grant Road, the increased number of accidents that the state patrol anticipates as a result, the fact that highway 97 A will be significantly impacted by these trucks preventing emergency response vehicles from reaching those in need, residents who will be blocked from entering/exiting Highway 97A due to trains blocking the roadway, apple maggots penetrating our local precious orchards, and reducing accessibility for tourists to reach their destinations easily in this area dependent upon tourism.
Regulation of heat shock proteins in the apple maggot Rhagoletis pomonella during hot summer days and overwintering iapauses.
gl/8Hydh for more information), hanging sticky traps and lures to control apple maggots, growing certain flowers and herbs nearby to attract beneficial insects, and letting chickens hunt and peck soil-dwelling orchard pests.
A few red balls covered with Tanglefoot placed like Christmas decorations in your trees at the opportune time will snag apple maggot flies.
There does seem to be a difference among apple varieties in their susceptibility to apple maggot attack, but no specific studies are available.
Adult apple maggot flies inflict millions of dollars in damage to orchards.
Therefore, the industry could not keep larvae, especially apple maggot, out of the fruit.
The apple maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) provides an excellent opportunity to test the role of host phenology in population differentiation.
Imidacloprid has also been demonstrated to be effective against the apple maggot, R.
Their results indicated that unbaited red colored traps captured more numbers of apple maggot flies, Rhagoletis pomonella (Walsh).