Pest update from Wellesbourne
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked on Friday 18th October there were:
- 2 male and 12 female cabbage root flies
- 34 bean seed flies
- 1 flea beetle
- 3 pollen beetles
- 25 cabbage stem weevils
- 1 cabbage stem flea beetle
There were 74 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps.
No cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 15th and 18th October (around 15 plants).
No diamond-back moths, no turnip moths, 1 silver Y moth and no cabbage moths were captured in pheromone traps. There are 2 traps for each species