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Getting Rid of Apple Maggots

We have a good understanding of the apple maggot problem and various offers of methodology to prevent, but want to hear from folks with actual successful experience.

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By Bobe from Olympia, WA

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May 18, 20090 found this helpful

We spray the fruit trees with a "dormant" spray (when buds are out but not in bloom) then we use malathion during the blooming season.

If you call a nursery, you may be told of a better chemical than malathion. It's just what we use. Good luck!

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