What are apple maggots, and how can one get rid of them?
The apple maggot fly pierces a hole in the apple skin in order to deposit its eggs which in turn becomes a larvae, a maggot, that tunnels its way throughout the apple as it feeds. These larvae are known as apple maggots (also referred to as railroad worms). The apple maggots produce one to two generations each and hibernate in the soil as brown pupae. Read the rest of this entry »