Pest update frrom Wellesbourne
When the water traps in the swede plot were checked on Friday 11th October there were:
- 6 male and 19 female cabbage root flies
- 48 bean seed flies
- 0 flea beetles
- 0 pollen beetles
- 3 cabbage stem weevils
- 2 cabbage stem flea beetles
There were 49 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps.
5 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 8th and 11th October (around 15 plants).
No diamond-back moths, 0 turnip moths, 0 silver Y moths and no cabbage moths were captured in pheromone traps. There are 2 traps for each species.