Rose (Rosa)-Raspberry cane maggot

Pegomya rubivora

Pest description and crop damage New shoots wilt from a few inches to a foot from the tip. Damage is caused by a small white maggot that girdles the cane. This usually is not a serious pest. It is more often a pest of blackcaps and other cane fruits.

Management-cultural control

Cut off infested canes several inches below the wilted portion.