Questions tagged: fruit fly

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Michael
Answer: Dear Michael, It appears that your fruit trees have been attacked by fruit fly. Success is for the control of caterpillars on fruit & vegetable...
Category: Pests
Answered: 01:59PM, 17 Dec 2009
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Maurice
Answer: Hi Maurice, you have fruit fly and will need to start using a fruit fly control strategy. the Yates website will give some guidance here.
Category: Pests
Tags: fruit fly
Answered: 07:08AM, 17 Feb 2010
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Wendy
Answer: Wendy this just means not to spray on the actual fruit as it can create undesirable sooty mould type markings. Try to spray just on the foliage.
Category: Pests
Tags: fruit fly, Tomato
Answered: 09:55AM, 19 Jul 2010
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Aga
Answer: Hi Aga, The dwarf peach tree may be attacked by female fruit fly which lay eggs in the fruit. As the fruit starts to develop Nature’s Way Fr...
Category: Pests
Answered: 11:25AM, 09 Aug 2011
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Ann
Answer: Hi Ann, The timing of fruit fly treatment is critical and one of the best options is to set up a fruit fly trap which contains a pheremone that att...
Category: Pests
Tags: fruit fly
Answered: 08:52AM, 13 Sep 2011
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Peter
Answer: Hi Peter, After flowering finishes it is important to set fruit fly traps to monitor the male fruit fly population. As soon as the male flies are t...
Category: Pests
Tags: fruit fly
Answered: 02:40PM, 10 Oct 2011
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kate
Answer: Hi Kate, Lebaycid should be applied when rain is not expected. It requires at least 12 hours on the fruit before rain. We also have Nature’s ...
Category: Products
Tags: fruit fly
Answered: 10:09AM, 21 Nov 2011
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Keri
Answer: Hi Keri, It could be that your figs have been stung by fruit fly causing them to fall prematurely. If you have found some grubs inside the fruit, ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Answered: 09:11AM, 08 Feb 2012
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janet
Answer: Hi Janet, Any branches that are produced below the graft should be removed as this will be coming from the root stock. Fruit fly can be controlled ...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: fruit fly
Answered: 09:46AM, 04 May 2012
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Tex
Answer: Hi Tex, Mavrik is not registered for the control of fruit fly. If there are sting marks on the fruit or if fruit has fallen to the ground, then it ...
Answered: 03:01PM, 29 May 2012
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emily
Answer: Hi Emily, It is best to monitor the trees using a fruit fly trap as this will determine when it is the best time to treat. After the fruit has form...
Answered: 09:14AM, 03 Sep 2012
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DANIEL
Answer: Hi Daniel, Your plum tree will now be flowering and shortly forming fruit. You are quite right, it won’t be long now until you will need to p...
Answered: 03:01PM, 03 Sep 2012
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John
Answer: Hi John, The best time to put out fruit fly traps for stone fruit such as plums, is when the fruit is quite small and hard. Apples are not generall...
Answered: 02:19PM, 17 Sep 2012
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kerby
Answer: Hi Kerby, even though the product has the same active which is spinosad, it doesn’t have the protein and sugar based bait that natures way fr...
Category: Pests
Tags: fruit fly
Answered: 07:55AM, 25 Jan 2013
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Dan
Answer: Hi Dan, I am glad to hear you have no sign of fruit this year. It is still early, so it would be wise to take precautions so as not to have your f...
Answered: 10:06AM, 01 Nov 2013
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Caroline
Answer: Hi Caroline, Unfortunately we don’t have a systemic control for fruit fly any more only the Natures way fruit fly control. There are some oth...
Category: Pests
Tags: fruit fly
Answered: 09:38AM, 21 Mar 2014
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john
Answer: Hi John, The right product to use if you have fruit fly on your citrus is the natures way fruit fly control. The product is made up of an insectici...
Category: Pests
Tags: fruit fly
Answered: 01:37PM, 21 May 2014
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Helen
Answer: You can use Natures Way Fruit Fly Control. This product is based on the naturally derived insecticide Spinosad, it also controls the female fruit f...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: citrus, fruit fly
Answered: 04:15PM, 19 Mar 2015
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Ashraf
Answer: This problem is consistent with fruit fly larvae. Unfortunately there isn’t much you can do once they are in the fruit. You can prevent the i...
Answered: 11:20AM, 31 Mar 2015
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Mowafak
Answer: It sounds like you have a fruit fly infestation. Pick up any fruit that has been dropped and dispose of it off site, not in your compost. To stop ...
Answered: 11:40AM, 10 Apr 2015
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Betty
Answer: It sounds like you have a fruit fly problem. You can control fruit by using Natures Way Fruit Fly Control. This product contains a bait and an inse...
Answered: 12:08PM, 27 Apr 2015
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Ljupco
Answer: Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. Looks like they’re starting out well, but perhaps they’re lacking the nutrients to support growth? I wo...
Answered: 03:27PM, 05 Jan 2016
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Mike
Answer: Hi Mike, Thank you for contacting us regarding Malathion. You are right, we do not manufacture any products containing malathion. It is of low toxi...
Category: Pests
Answered: 03:59PM, 20 Feb 2016
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stephen
Answer: Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It sounds like you may be referring to fruit fly maggots in your chillis? If so, you will need to treat the tree wi...
Category: Pests
Answered: 09:28AM, 12 Apr 2016
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Lim
Answer: Hi Lim, Thank you for contacting Yates. The best time to start treating for fruit flies is as soon as the fruit flies are present and when the frui...
Category: Fruit & Citrus
Tags: fruit fly, citrus
Answered: 01:43PM, 24 Sep 2016
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Ginger
Answer: Hi Ginger, Thanks for contacting Yates. It may be that you have a fruit fly issue with the lemons. Small holes on the outside of the fruit can indi...
Answered: 10:27AM, 27 Apr 2017
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Jules
Answer: Hi Jules, To control fruit fly in your fruit trees consider Yates Nature’s Way Fruit Fly Control. It works by tricking the insect into absorb...
Category: Pests
Tags: fruit fly, mango
Answered: 11:42PM, 05 Sep 2017
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June
Answer: Hi June, Thank you for contacting Yates. We recommend applying Yates Natures Way Fruit Fly Control in a baited application and as a band spray. App...
Answered: 05:26PM, 16 Nov 2018
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Denis
Answer: Hi Denis, Thank you for contacting Yates. Yates Nature’s Way Fruit Fly can be applied on your tomato plants as either a band or a spot spray to th...
Category: Pests
Answered: 02:57PM, 24 Jan 2019
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Sue
Answer: Hi Sue, Thank you for contacting Yates. From your description and the photo, you have a fruit fly infestation in your chillies. For the control of...
Answered: 09:58AM, 12 Feb 2019