California Agriculture officials are actively seeking out methods of removing the apple moth from quarantined areas used to sustain local agriculture. This follows an announcement made recently that states California Agriculture official’s plan to expand it’s boundaries to quarantine vegetables and fruits from the apple moth.
Setting eradication of the light brown apple moth by 2015 as the goal, state agricultural officials propose to deploy a variety of biologically-based treatments.
The plan for eradication will hopefully eliminate the apple moth and saves millions of fruits and vegetables in the upcoming years. Methods of proposed eradication include predatory wasps, insecticides, and ground-based pheromones.
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