Pest update from Wellesbourne
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked on Tuesday 29th October there were:
- 2 male and 2 female cabbage root flies
- 49 bean seed flies
- 2 pollen beetles
- 3 cabbage stem weevils
- 1 cabbage stem flea beetle
There were 25 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps.
Three cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 25th and 29thOctober (around 15 plants).
No diamond-back moths, 1 turnip moth, 1 silver Y moth and no cabbage moths were captured in pheromone traps. There are 2 traps for each species