Coffee Bean Borer Q&A

Questions that have been answered by Kona Coffee Farmers Association CBB expert researcher- Suzanne Shriner. (Thank you Suzanne!) 10/03/11 Question: I heard that if the beetle is already in the center bean the fungi can’t get to it. The best time to spray is when the beetle is flying around. Answer by Suzanne Shriner: Last…

Observations from Coffee Talk 8/3/2011

updated 10.03.11 CBB Observations 1. Multiple Applications of Botanigard/Mycotrol are required for control. 2. Fungus Works! 3. One ounce Fungus in 4 gallons of H20 may be sufficient. 4. Don’t put infested cherry in white plastic bags. Is not effective. USE heavy duty black garbage bags that should be tied securely and then left in…