Frit Fly

Posted in Pest Identification Guide on Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 11:40 am No Comments
Frit Fly

Oscinella frit

Adult lays eggs on leaves

Larva burrow into leaf

Damage internal structure of the leaf

Cause loss of tillers

Plants are not killed resulting in weak growth

Present throughout the year

Most damaged caused by those present between Sept – Dec

Up to 5,000,000/ha

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