|Subject||European Grapevine Moth|
Although grapes are preferred hosts, the European grapevine moth has a wide host range including other berries, persimmon, pomegranate and wild hosts. The life cycle may include two or more generations depending on climate. The greatest damage is caused by larvae feeding on and contaminating berries.
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VIDEOTAPED PRESENTATION (62-minutes of streaming video)CDFA Meeting on EGVM Quarantine - September 2010
Hoenisch, Richard W. 2009. The European Grape Vine Moth, Lobesia botrana (pdf) First U.S. Report. Western Plant Diagnostic Network Pest Alert, University of California, Davis.
Varela, Lucia et al. 2010. European grapevine moth,Lobesia botrana, in Napa Valley vineyards (pdf). Practical Winery & Vineyard, March/April 2010. 5pp.
Varela, Lucia. 2009. European Grapevine Moth (pdf) Fact sheet. University of California Cooperative Extension & Statewide IPM Program, ANR.
Venette, et al. 2003. Lobesia botrana Mini Risk Assessment (pdf) Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota.