All entries for March 2020
March 31, 2020
There was 1 bean seed fly in the allotment traps (3) and 3 bean seed flies in the garden traps (6) plus one pollen beetle.
March 30, 2020
One bean seed fly today - in the 3 water traps in the allotments.
Another 5 water traps were set up on 28th March in my garden. By today (2 days) they had capturee=d:
- 14 bean seed fly
- 1 female cabbage root fly
- 1 pollen beetle
March 29, 2020
There were no pests in the yellow water traps today.
March 28, 2020
Nothing in the water traps today. Too cold and windy!
Captures yesterday in 3 yellow water traps:
- 4 bean seed fly
- 2 pollen beetle
March 26, 2020
Because of the coronavirus situation, and the closure of the University of Warwick premises, the 3 yellow water traps have been moved to the allotments in the village of Tysoe, 10 miles from Wellesbourne. The aim is to empty the traps daily - on my exercise route.
The traps were set up yesterday and captured 4 pollen beetles.
March 17, 2020
In our 3 water traps emptied today there were:
- 28 bean seed flies
- 74 pollen beetles
- 1 cabbage stem weevil
There were no carrot flies on our orange sticky traps.
March 11, 2020
Totals from 3 yellow water traps on 10th March:
16 bean seed flies
10 pollen beetles
1 cabbage stem weevil
March 06, 2020
We have trapped a few more bean seed flies. Totals from 3 yellow water traps:
3 March 4
No carrot flies or cabbage root flies have been trapped.
We've also been counting the aphids on our overwintering carrots again:
3 March 2.7 per plant
All of these are wingless.