All entries for Sunday 29 September 2019
September 29, 2019
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked on Friday (27th) there were:
- 127 male and 101 female cabbage root flies
- 80 bean seed flies
- 5 flea beetles
- 0 pollen beetles
- 2 cabbage stem weevils
- 3 cabbage stem flea beetles
- 0 cabbage seed weevils
- 2 small white butterflies
There were 48 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps.
29 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 24th and 27th September (around 15 plants).
No diamond-back moths, no turnip moths, no silver Y moths and no cabbage moths were captured in pheromone traps. There are 2 traps for each species.
The latest edition of AHDB Aphid Newshas been published.
The total numbers of pest aphids captured in the suction traps during the week ending 22 September are as follows: peach-potato aphid (38), potato aphid (0), willow-carrot aphid (47 - with 30 at Dundee), cabbage aphid (14), currant-lettuce aphid (0), pea aphid (19) and black bean aphid (42).