All entries for Friday 18 August 2017
August 18, 2017
The latest edition of AHDB Aphid News has just been released.
- Single black bean aphids were caught at Dundee and Newcastle this week in the STs (suction traps). However, none was caught in the YWT (yellow water traps).
Two peach–potato aphids (Myzus persicae) were caught in England at the Kirton ST this week, as well as a single peach– potato aphid in Scotland at Dundee and Gogarbank STs and a single peach–potato aphid caught in the YWT.
A single mealy cabbage aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae) was caught at the Newcastle ST this w
A single currant-lettuce aphid (Nasonovia ribisnigri) was caught at the Wye ST this week.
Single willow ̶ carrot aphids (Cavariella aegopodii) were caught at Dundee and Newcastle this week.
The parsnip aphid (Cavariella pastinacae) was caught at Dundee (2), Broom’s Barn (1), Hereford (1), Kirton (1), Newcastle (1), Starcross (2) and Wye (1) this week.
The parsnip aphid (Cavariella theobaldi) was caught at Gogarbank (1), Broom’s Barn (2) and Silwood Park (1) this week.
Between Tuesday and today we caught:
On 3 sticky traps:
- 8 carrot flies
In 3 water traps in a plot of swedes.
- 178 male cabbage root flies and 46 females
- 33 bean seed flies
- 1 pollen beetle
- 48 flea beetles
- 2 cabbage stem weevils
- 1 cabbage stem flea beetle
We also recovered 34 cabbage root fly eggs from the soil around 15 cauliflower plants (new plants).
We caught 2 diamond-back moths in our pheromone traps