A comparison of lepidopteran damage to 'Hort16A' and 'Hayward' kiwifruit

  title={A comparison of lepidopteran damage to 'Hort16A' and 'Hayward' kiwifruit},
  author={C. E. Mckenna and P S Stevens},
The timing and incidence of lepidopteran damage to two kiwifruit cultivars, Hort 6A and Hayward, were compared by monitoring tagged fruit bunches on unsprayed vines over two seasons. In both seasons, the percentage of fruit with caterpillar damage increased rapidly during the 8 weeks immediately after fruit set. No new damage was found on Hort 6A fruit after this time, but Hayward fruit continued to be damaged from February until May. Only 7.4% (both seasons) of Hort 6A fruit incurred severe… CONTINUE READING

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