Agrow is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Brazil Ag Ministry extends codling moth traps

The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture is committing further funds for the control of codling moths ( Cydia pomonella) using traps. It has added some R$760,000 ($460,000) to fund further monitoring and laying of traps in two southern states that dominate the country’s pome fruit production. The funds are on top of some R$3 million ($1.8 million at the current rate) that the Ministry has invested over five years ( Agrow No 602, p 18). No codling moths have been detected in one Rio Grande do Sul county since 2009, and the pest is to be declared eradicated from the area. Three insects have been detected in each of two other counties this year, and it is the responsibility of the Ministry to cut down trees and remove any suspect fruit from those orchards.

Advertisement

Topics

What to read next

Advertisement
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

AG004504

Ask The Analyst

Please fill in the form below to send over your enquiry or check the Ask The Analyst Page to find out more about the service

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel