All entries for Friday 04 October 2019
October 04, 2019
The latest edition of AHDB Aphid Newshas been published.
The total numbers of pest aphids captured in the suction traps during the week ending 29 September are as follows: peach-potato aphid (76), potato aphid (0), willow-carrot aphid (599 - with 553 at Dundee), cabbage aphid (20 - at Kirton), currant-lettuce aphid (0), pea aphid (13) and black bean aphid (38).
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked today there were:
- 24 male and 55 female cabbage root flies
- 36 bean seed flies
- 3 flea beetles
- 1 pollen beetles
- 51 cabbage stem weevils
- 8 cabbage stem flea beetle
- 0 cabbage seed weevils
There were 36 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps.
14 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 1st and 4th October (around 15 plants).
No diamond-back moths, no turnip moths, 1 silver Y moth and no cabbage moths were captured in pheromone traps. There are 2 traps for each species.