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  • It’s Time to Keep Insects out of Almond Orchards

    Insects pose significant threats to almond quality and yield. One of the keys to maximizing yield potential is minimizing the threat to your crop by sucking and chewing insects like navel orangeworm, peach twig borer and leaffooted plant bugs. Damage from navel orangeworm ranges from larvae in the nutmeat, consumption of the nut, webbing and frass, and fungal infections. Proper sanitation and cleaning can prevent navel orangeworm in almonds, but insecticides should be used if…

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