|Sweepers often work larger farms first over smaller farms.|
|Ants are a problem when nuts are drying on the ground.|
|Almond processors will grade the quality of harvested nuts.|
|Almond samples collected from an orchard.|
- Ant damage is evident by the big bites taken out of the kernel – like something took a miniature melon ball spoon and took a scoop out, according to Jenna.
- Leaffooted bugs will leave dark spots on the kernel.
- Peach twig borer leaves shallow channels and groves on the surface.
- The Oriental fruit moth also produces shallow channels and surface groves.