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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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Between the apple maggot quarantine, Ecology's regulatory authority concerning air quality and the fact that three other municipalities are affected by the boundary change, the legislative arena was the place to address this," Hawkins said.
Regulation of heat shock proteins in the apple maggot Rhagoletis pomonella during hot summer days and overwintering iapauses.
Other effective organic control methods include bagging individual apples soon after petal-fall to prevent pest damage (see http://goo.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.
Effect of age of the puparium of the apple maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella (Walsh) (Diptera: Tephritidae), on parasitism by Phygadeuon wiesmanni Sachtl (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae).
There does seem to be a difference among apple varieties in their susceptibility to apple maggot attack, but no specific studies are available.
A biodegradable decoy that fatally attracts apple maggot flies and other insect pests has been patented by USDA-ARS scientists and colleagues.
As I wrote this review, I wanted to mention Rhagoletis; I finally found this organism as "apple maggot fly," not as "Rhagoletis," "maggot fly," "fly," or "hawthorn maggot fly." Prominent evolutionary biologists are mentioned in the text but not in the index; imagine not finding R.
The apple maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) provides an excellent opportunity to test the role of host phenology in population differentiation.
In response to negative allegations and comments regarding apple maggots, traffic and the importing of Canadian garbage, Chelminiak said, "We have established protocols to minimize any risk of apple maggot infestation."
Imidacloprid has also been demonstrated to be effective against the apple maggot, R.