Affects pome fruit trees
Cydia pomonella is a lepidopteran of 15-22 mm in size, and important in pome fruit trees, the fruit trees with more incidence are apple and pear.
Number of annual generations:
Generally in Spain it presents 3 annual generations and we can begin to find presence in April.
The larvae penetrate inside the fruit by digging ducts to the central part of the fruit and feed on the pulp, causing a great economic loss for farmers.