Keywords: codling moth

Oregon State University professor releases destructive moths, wasps into orchards

E. Francovich,  statesman journal,  2022.
Each week for the past three months Christopher Adams, a professor at Oregon State University, has released upward of 4,000 codling moths into the Columbia Gorge’s fertile orchards. The drab, half-inch nonnative insects don’t look like much, but when they lay their larvae ...
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Operational Parameters for the Aerial Release of Sterile Codling Moths Using an Uncrewed Aircraft System

E. D. Esch, R. M. Horner, D. C. Krompetz, N. Moses-Gonzales, M. R. Tesche and D. M. Suckling,  Insects,  12:2/13/2021. 2021.
The codling moth is a serious pest of apples in most regions of the world where this fruit is produced. The sterile insect technique is one strategy used to control this pest and is employed as part of an area-wide integrated pest management program for the codling moth in ...
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