All entries for Saturday 19 October 2019
October 19, 2019
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked on Friday 18th October there were:
- 2 male and 12 female cabbage root flies
- 34 bean seed flies
- 1 flea beetle
- 3 pollen beetles
- 25 cabbage stem weevils
- 1 cabbage stem flea beetle
There were 74 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps.
No cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 15th and 18th 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
The latest edition of AHDB Aphid News has been published.
The total numbers of pest aphids captured in the suction traps during the week ending 13 October are as follows: peach-potato aphid (98 - with 70 at York), potato aphid (0), willow-carrot aphid (450 - with 298 at Dundee and 105 at Kirton), cabbage aphid (0), currant-lettuce aphid (3), pea aphid (2) and black bean aphid (8).