> > yeh i've killed hundreds of male flies using a wick that attracts
> > kills. but never seen the female but as you say with no males the
> > females aren't damaging the fruit.
> > i also hang vegemite traps and honey traps that are supposed to
> > and ultimately kill the female, i get a lot of bugs in them bit
> > identify anything in the vegemite traps though.
> > anyway having a spot on year with o fruit fly damage though.
> > len
> I have tried all sorts of "home made " remedy fruit fly traps -- all
> catch are ants!! However the commercial traps work really well.
i noticed a little brown fly similar to the male fruit fly but smaller
in the honey trap, it was dead. just awful hard to see small dead stuff
in the vegemite traps.
> Are you saying that you also are having no trouble with fruit fly this
not this year right on top of them although i wonder if it's hot enough
just yet, i have ahd plenty of dead male flies in the wick trpas
> BTW - you don't want some GIANT cucumbers do you?? I have grown so
> this year that I don' t know what to do with them.
i'm having all sorts of problems trying to grow any cuces giant or
otherwise, so i'd gladly relieve you of some of your fruit, just don't
know when i am likely to be down your way.
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