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What are you using to help with the blueberry maggot? https://www.wiscontext.org/blueberry-maggot-fly-poised-expand-wisconsin
 
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Dusting with DE is one way to slow or even stop the spread of infestation in areas with the blueberry maggot fly.
Removal of any harboring detritus is the first line of defense.

Powdered sulfur might also slow or stop the fly from laying eggs but this is untried so far as I know.
 
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Will definitely give the DE a try. Been removing/freezing. Will look into the PS. Thanks!!
 
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