Pest update from Wellesbourne
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked today there were:
- 221 male and 28 female cabbage root flies
- 26 bean seed flies
- 37 flea beetles
- 26 pollen beetles
- 0 cabbage stem weevils
- 8 cabbage stem flea beetles
- 0 cabbage seed weevils
- 1 small white butterfly
There were 27 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps in the new plot for 2019.
148 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 20th and 23rd August (around 15 plants).
One diamond-back moth, 0 turnip moths, 0 silver Y moths and no cabbage moths were captured in pheromone traps. There are 2 traps for each species.