Olive moth

Cultural and biological control methods

Critical stage

At start of budding in spring.

Treatment criteria

Observation of damage on young buds by dripping on paper or cloth. Treat only when 20-25% of buds are under attack.

Active material recommended

Dimetoato (Only those formulae registered for use with citrus trees, before flowering and with no pending harvest)

Scientific name

Calocoris trivialis Costa.