FruitDisease - Pests and Diseases (Blackcurrant clearwing)

Soft fruit pests and diseases

Clearwing (Synanthedon tipuliformis)

This pest is prevalent in many areas of Ribes production, but is particularly serious in New Zealand. Crop losses of over 50% have been reported in blackcurrant, with some cultivars more susceptible than others and redcurrants particularly susceptible.

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