Pest update from Wellesbourne
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked on Friday (20th) there were:
- 114 male and 36 female cabbage root flies
- 47 bean seed flies
- 28 flea beetles
- 0 pollen beetles
- 2 cabbage stem weevils
- 25 cabbage stem flea beetles
- 0 cabbage seed weevils
- 2 small white butterflies
There were 63 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps in the new plot for 2019.
59 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 17th and 20th 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.