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#1 Stevetoad

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 12:21 PM

i have 3 guava trees , strawberry,pinapple and tropical pink. i keep reading that this are very prone to fruit fly infestation. is this a problem in SoCal? ive only had my tropical pink fruit so far and had no fruit flys but my strawberry is setting fruit now and i dont know enough about them to tell if i should be doing something to prevent a problem. any help is welcome
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#2 Ken Johnson

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 12:32 PM

The larva taste good.
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#3 Jerry@TreeZoo

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 06:26 PM

Extra protein in your fruit.
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#4 fastfeat

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 07:14 PM

Fruit flies are not really a problem in SoCal, except for the occasional Medfly sighting. I've never had larva in SoCal fruits, though I have had pheromone traps placed in trees.
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