Pest update from Wellesbourne
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked today there were:
- 163 male and 98 female cabbage root flies
- 121 bean seed flies
- 4 flea beetles
- 5 pollen beetles
- 12 cabbage stem weevils
- 1 cabbage stem flea beetle
- 0 cabbage seed weevils
- 1 small white butterfly
There were 89 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps.
28 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 27th September and 1st October (around 15 plants).
No diamond-back moths, 1 turnip moth, 1 silver Y moth and no cabbage moths were captured in pheromone traps. There are 2 traps for each species.