Pest update from Wellesbourne
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked yesterday (8th October) there were:
- 31 male and 60 female cabbage root flies
- 99 bean seed flies
- 0 flea beetles
- 1 pollen beetle
- 16 cabbage stem weevils
- 3 cabbage stem flea beetle
- 1 cabbage seed weevil
There were 96 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps.
16 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 4th and 7th October (around 15 plants).
No diamond-back moths, 1 turnip moth, 0 silver Y moths and no cabbage moths were captured in pheromone traps. There are 2 traps for each species.