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Sawfly Caliroa Cerasi

floraliesfloralies Haute-Garonne SW FrancePosts: 1,123
Hi all. I have a problem with the larvae of this sawfly on my Hawthorn, and Amelanchier canadensis leaves. Both are looking skeletonized. I see that there are no natural predators and i don't really want to use pesticides. Do you think hand picking them off and putting in salted water would kill them? I can foresee a bigger problem next year if I don't get rid of them as they will pupate and overwinter in the soil. Thanks all.
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