All entries for Friday 30 August 2019
August 30, 2019
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked today there were:
- 176 male and 33 female cabbage root flies
- 14 bean seed flies
- 22 flea beetles
- 3 pollen beetles
- 1 cabbage stem weevil
- 5 cabbage stem flea beetles
- 0 cabbage seed weevils
There were 10 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps in the new plot for 2019.
38 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 27th and 30th August (around 15 plants).
No diamond-back moths, 2 turnip moths, 0 silver Y moths and no cabbage moths were captured in pheromone traps. There are 2 traps for each species.
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Low numbers of peach-potato aphid (3), potato aphid (0), willow-carrot aphid (8), cabbage aphid (1), currant-lettuce aphid (0), pea aphid (2) and black bean aphid (5) were captured in suction traps during the week ending 25th August.