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Spinosad for Homeowners

Source: Food and Farm News
May 31, 2005

Homeowners may soon have access to the same material used by farmers to fight a severe olive pest. The olive fruit fly has infested both residential and commercial trees throughout the state. Farmers may use an organic material known as Spinosad to control the olive fruit fly. Olive growers hope residential consumers will gain access to the material, to control a fruit fly population that has gone virtually unchecked.