Avocado Trees
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Avocado insects

Zone Northern california | Lesleed7 added on May 12, 2015 | Answered

My avocado tree has small avocados and something seems to be chewing the stems to the avocado and causing them to fall off.

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shelley
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 12, 2015

Are any of the leaves damaged with holes? Is there any damage to the avocado fruit besides the stem being snipped?

Here are some links that will help you to identify the culprit:

Avocado: Causes of Fruit Damage:
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/C008/m008fpfrtdmg.html

Avocado: Other Invertebrates and their damage:
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/C008/m008bpothrinvpests.html#QUAR

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