[Homeroast] larvae in my cherries

Terry McVay (rr) tmcvay at hawaii.rr.com
Mon Jan 3 17:04:39 CST 2011

I'm sure we'll hear from our experts, but failing that.. could you send me a
picture, I'll check with the Ag. Dept.  I'm pretty sure that those cherries
should not have left the state so try not answering the door for a few
days.. :-)  Terry/Kona

> -----Original Message-----
> From: homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com [mailto:homeroast-
> bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On Behalf Of kevin creason
> Sent: Monday, January 03, 2011 12:52 PM
> To: Homeroast
> Subject: [Homeroast] larvae in my cherries
> I brought back a baggie of kona typica cherries from the owner of Lava
> Java in Maui. Great guy, didn't mind my questions at all. I gave him a
> lot of business that week, so that may have greased the wheels. I'm
> going to plant these cherries and try to get a couple of shrubs going
> for fun.
> Anyway, the ziploc baggie of coffee cherries has some little larvae
> crawling around in there... Not sure if they are fruit flies or coffee
> borers. I'm going to google this and see what I get. I hope this isn't
> the borer. I tossed the baggie in the fridge to slow it down and give
> me time to figure this out.
> any suggestions?
> -Kevin
> /*“ I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not
> know what can't be done. ” -- Henry Ford  */
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