[Homeroast] larvae in my cherries

Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com
Mon Jan 3 17:37:28 CST 2011


Fly larvae. Not a big deal, but also not something you should be 
transporting around either!

>Definitely do not answer the door if there is a 300 pound Samoan knocking
>
>On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Terry McVay (rr) <tmcvay at hawaii.rr.com>wrote:
>
>>  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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