Effects of orchard host plants (apple and peach) on development of oriental fruit moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).

@article{Myers2007EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of orchard host plants (apple and peach) on development of oriental fruit moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).},
  author={Clayton T. Myers and Larry A. Hull and Grzegorz Krawczyk},
  journal={Journal of economic entomology},
  year={2007},
  volume={100 2},
  pages={421-30}
}
Studies were designed to examine the effects of host plants (apple, Malus domestica Borkh., and peach, Prunus persica L.) on the development of oriental fruit moth, Grapholita molesta (Busck) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Oriental fruit moth larvae developed faster on peach than on apple, both on fruit as well as on growing terminal shoots. On fruit, these differences were shown to cause significant changes in both the rate (approximately 20-60 degree-days earlier emergence on peach than on apple… CONTINUE READING