Decoded Secret Betrays Berry Weevil

Pinhole-sized access holes in swelling buds indicate cranberry weevils have laid eggs

Scouting for weevils is labor-intensive. Growers use beating sheets on blueberries or sweep nets among cranberries. Lures and traps would save precious time, and time is money. But until Rodriguez-Saona took to the field, no cranberry weevil pheromone had been identified, let alone tested to use in a lure.

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One Response to “Decoded Secret Betrays Berry Weevil”

  1. allaboutblueberries Says:

    Reblogged this on AllAboutBlueberries and commented:

    Revisiting past posts for the newcomers.

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