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grass hoppers in orange trees

Hello, I have just noticed large grass hoppers in my navel orange trees again. They were present last year as the young fruit were forming and all the fruit is marked, please can you suggest how I can get rid of the grass hoppers in hopefully an environmentally friendly way, thankyou

Submitted: 05:34PM, 28 May 2016
Answer: Hello Susan,

Unfortunately we don’t currently have an approved control option available for grasshoppers. You may need to consider temporary netting as a physical barrier.

Kind regards,

Matt
Yates Consumer Advice Horticulturalist

Answered: 09:57PM, 29 May 2016

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