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Conquer Codling Moth

A system for the organic control of codling moth

With the right tools and knowledge, you’ll soon learn how to keep this nasty pest under control and out of your precious apple crop—without using toxic sprays!

$12.00 incl. GST


Codling moth is one of the most persistent and destructive pests of apples and pears, and in fact, one of the main reasons that some gardeners give up trying to grow these delicious fruits at all—what a tragedy!

It’s so depressing putting all your hard work and money into growing your apple crop, only to discover a grub inside every apple at harvest time.

After completing this course you’ll be able to identify codling moth damage, understand the life cycle of the codling moth, and have a ‘toolbox’ of nonchemical techniques and tricks for controlling it at your disposal.

What’s included in this course:

  • Unit 1: Spotlight on codling moth (article)
  • Unit 2: Check your apples for codling moth (video)
  • Unit 3: Develop a management plan for codling moth (activity)
  • Unit 4: Codling moth prevention strategies (article)