Interception: false codling moth on Capsicum

Thaumatotibia leucotreta found on Capsicum.

A two consignments of Capsicum have been intercepted by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) at Heathrow Airport after being found to be affected by false codling moth (Thaumatotibia leucotreta).

The plants which originated in Uganda and Zimbabwe were discovered on 16 March.

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