Pest update from Wellesbourne
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked on Friday (27th) there were:
- 127 male and 101 female cabbage root flies
- 80 bean seed flies
- 5 flea beetles
- 0 pollen beetles
- 2 cabbage stem weevils
- 3 cabbage stem flea beetles
- 0 cabbage seed weevils
- 2 small white butterflies
There were 48 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps.
29 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 24th and 27th September (around 15 plants).
No diamond-back moths, no turnip moths, no silver Y moths and no cabbage moths were captured in pheromone traps. There are 2 traps for each species.