All entries for Friday 19 July 2019

July 19, 2019

Pest update from Wellesbourne

When the water traps in the swede plot were checked today there were:

  • 70 male and 70 female cabbage root flies
  • 34 bean seed flies
  • 20 flea beetles
  • 293 pollen beetles
  • 65 cabbage stem weevils
  • 25 cabbage stem flea beetles
  • 4 cabbage seed weevils
  • 1 small white butterfly

There were 58 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps in the new plot for 2019.

371 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 16 and 19 July (around 15 plants).

0 diamond-back moths and 0 turnip moths were captured. No moths were captured in our other pheromone traps (silver Y moth, cabbage moth). There are 2 traps for each species.

We also caught 8 diamond-back moths on 5 carrot fly traps.


AHDB Aphid News

The latest edition of AHDB Aphid News has been released for the week ending 14th July.


  • Numbers of peach–potato aphids captured in the network of suction traps increased in Northern Britain.
  • Potato aphid numbers almost halved compared to last week, with increases at only Gogarbank and Preston.
  • Cabbage aphid numbers also declined overall.
  • Single currant–lettuce aphids were recorded from Scottish sites at Inverness and Ayr.
  • Willow–carrot aphid numbers decreased overall.
  • Pea aphid numbers increased to 144% of those captured last week, with a continued hotspot at Dundee.
  • The total number of black bean aphids captured decreased overall.

July 2019

Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
Jun |  Today  | Aug
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31            

Search this blog

Tags

Galleries

Most recent comments

  • Update – Wellesbourne, 09–15/10/2017, Suction, 12 caught, 0% carrying TuYV Kirton, 09–15/10/2017, Su… by Angela Hambidge on this entry
  • Update Spalding 28/9 02/10/2017 YWT 12 caught, 25% carrying TuYV. by Angela Hambidge on this entry
  • Update – Wellesbourne 02 – 08/10/2017 Suction, 11 caught, 14% carrying TuYV 09 – 12/10/2017 YWT, 1 c… by Angela Hambidge on this entry
  • Update – Wellesbourne 11/9 – 17/9/2017 Suction trap 1 aphid 0% carrying TuYV Wellesbourne 21/9 – 25/… by Angela Hambidge on this entry
  • Update – Kirton, Lincolnshire 28/8–03/09/2017 Suction trap 4 aphids 33% carrying TuYV Spalding, Linc… by Angela Hambidge on this entry

Blog archive

Loading…

HDC

Not signed in
Sign in

Powered by BlogBuilder
© MMXX