Between Tuesday and today we caught:
On 3 sticky traps in each of our carrot plots:
- 109 carrot flies - overwintered carrots
- 2 carrot flies - spring-sown carrots
In 4 water traps - 3 near our overwintered swede plot and 1 near some oil seed rape:
- 23 male cabbage root flies and 2 females
- 51 bean seed flies
- 16 pollen beetles
- 4 flea beetles
We also recovered 70 cabbage root fly eggs from the soil around 15 cauliflower plants.
We set up pheromone traps for silver Y moth, diamond-back moth and turnip moth on 18th April but none caught so far.