Pest update from Wellesbourne
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked on Tuesday 22nd October there were:
- 4 male and 9 female cabbage root flies
- 29 bean seed flies
- 1 pollen beetle
- 8 cabbage stem weevils
There were 42 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps.
No cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 18th and 22nd October (around 15 plants).
No diamond-back moths, 1 turnip moth, 3 silver Y moths and no cabbage moths were captured in pheromone traps. There are 2 traps for each species