a small, olethreutid moth,
the larvae of which feed on the pulp of apples and other fruits.
a tortricid moth,
the larvae of which are a pest of apples
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After emerging from its egg, a codling moth caterpillar bores to the core of an apple to feed and develop.
Irradiation was shown to be a potentially useful quarantine treatment for codling moth in walnuts.
Codling moth was sporadic due to cooler temperatures, but a large emergence is expected as the weather starts to warm.
Growers took advantage of dry, calm weather windows to apply codling moth cover sprays.
Two weeks ago, there was a huge codling moth emergence but cool weather has slowed the emergence.