Pest update from Wellesbourne
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked on Friday 25th October there were:
- 1 male and 4 female cabbage root flies
- 21 bean seed flies
- 6 pollen beetles
- 21 cabbage stem weevils
- 2 cabbage seed weevils
- 4 cabbage stem flea beetles
There were 36 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps.
No cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 22nd and 25th October (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