Pest update from Wellesbourne
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked today there were:
- 24 male and 55 female cabbage root flies
- 36 bean seed flies
- 3 flea beetles
- 1 pollen beetles
- 51 cabbage stem weevils
- 8 cabbage stem flea beetle
- 0 cabbage seed weevils
There were 36 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps.
14 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 1st and 4th 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.