Pest update from Wellesbourne
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked today there were:
- 115 male and 30 female cabbage root flies
- 44 bean seed flies
- 9 flea beetles
- 59 pollen beetles
- 5 cabbage stem weevils
- 17 cabbage stem flea beetles
- 0 cabbage seed weevils
There were 22 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps in the new plot for 2019.
8 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 13th and 16th August (around 15 plants).
Two diamond-back moths, 0 turnip moths, 1 silver Y moth and no cabbage moths were captured in pheromone traps. There are 2 traps for each species.