Pest update from Wellesbourne
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked on Tuesday (24th) there were:
- 328 male and 101 female cabbage root flies
- 55 bean seed flies
- 12 flea beetles
- 2 pollen beetles
- 0 cabbage stem weevils
- 5 cabbage stem flea beetles
- 0 cabbage seed weevils
- 2 small white butterflies
There were 83 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps in the new plot for 2019.
46 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 20th and 24th September (around 15 plants).
No diamond-back moths, 1 turnip moth, no silver Y moths and no cabbage moths were captured in pheromone traps. There are 2 traps for each species.