All entries for June 2019

June 28, 2019

Pest update from Wellesbourne

When the water traps in the swede plot were checked today there were:

  • 7 male and 10 female cabbage root flies
  • 30 bean seed flies
  • 0 flea beetles
  • Approx 4,300 pollen beetles
  • 1 cabbage stem weevil
  • 2 cabbage stem flea beetles
  • 0 cabbage seed weevils

There were 5 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps in the new plot for 2019.

64 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 25 and 28 June (around 15 plants).

3 diamond-back moths and 3 turnip moths were captured. No moths were captured in our other pheromone traps (silver Y moth, cabbage moth). There are 2 traps for each species.

We also caught 4 diamond-back moths on 2 carrot fly traps in the swede plot and are baited with a pheromone lure (experimental).


AHDB Aphid News

The latest edition of AHDB Aphid Newshas been released for the week ending 23rd June.

  • Peach–potato aphids increased to around 150% of last week, with hotspots at Kirton and Wellesbourne.
  • Potato aphid numbers have increased to nearly 175% of last week across Britain, apart from four sites.
  • Cabbage aphids increased at four sites.
  • Single currant–lettuce aphids were caught at Dundee, Gogarbank and Silwood Park. Four were found at Rothamsted.
  • Willow–carrot aphids increased to around 245% of last week across much of England.
  • Pea aphid numbers doubled across six sites this week, reaching double figures at three.
  • Black bean aphid numbers have substantially increased from Starcross up to Preston this week, with a hotspot at Rothamsted.





June 25, 2019

Pest update from Wellesbourne

When the water traps in the swede plot were checked today there were:

  • 2 male and 3 female cabbage root flies
  • 9 bean seed flies
  • 14 flea beetles
  • Approx 10,500 pollen beetles
  • 19 cabbage stem weevils
  • 4 cabbage stem flea beetles
  • 0 cabbage seed weevils

There were 11 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps in the new plot for 2019.

121 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 21 and 25 June (around 15 plants).

4 diamond-back moths and 1 turnip moth were captured. No moths were captured in our other pheromone traps (silver Y moth, cabbage moth, diamond-back moth). There are 2 traps for each species.

We also caught 4 diamond-back moths on 5 carrot fly traps, 3 of which are in our carrots (above) and 2 are in the swede plot and are baited with a pheromone lure (experimental).


June 21, 2019

AHDB Aphid News

The latest edition of AHDB Aphid Newshas been released for the week ending 16th June.

  • Peach–potato aphids decreased to half of that of last week, but with numbers still rising at sites in Northern Britain, as well as at Starcross.
  • Potato aphid numbers also halved across much of Britain, apart from Dundee, Newcastle and Kirton
  • Cabbage aphid numbers increased at five sites, but total numbers are down to a third of last week.
  • Single currant–lettuce aphids were captured at Rothamsted and Starcross.
  • Willow–carrot aphid numbers declined to around 40% of last week across all sites, except Starcross
  • Pea aphid numbers increased at seven sites, reaching double figures at three.
  • Black bean aphid numbers have increased substantially at seven sites, with a hotspot at Silwood Park.

Pest update from Wellesbourne

When the water traps in the swede plot were checked today there were:

  • 4 male and 3 female cabbage root flies
  • 25 bean seed flies
  • 0 flea beetles
  • 3650 pollen beetles
  • 25 cabbage stem weevils
  • 0 cabbage stem flea beetles
  • 0 cabbage seed weevils

There were 15 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps in the new plot for 2019.

59 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 18 and 21 June (around 15 plants).

6 diamond-back moths and 1 turnip moth were captured. No moths were captured in our other pheromone traps (silver Y moth, cabbage moth, diamond-back moth). There are 2 traps for each species.

We also caught 12 diamond-back moths on 6 carrot fly traps, 3 of which are in our carrots (above) and 3 are in the swede plot and are baited with a pheromone lure (experimental).


June 18, 2019

Pest update from Wellesbourne

When the water traps in the swede plot were checked today there were:

  • 2 male and 1 female cabbage root flies
  • 97 bean seed flies
  • 18 flea beetles
  • 418 pollen beetles
  • 39 cabbage stem weevils
  • 2 cabbage stem flea beetles
  • 2 cabbage seed weevils

There were 27 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps in the new plot for 2019.

11 cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 14 and 18 June (around 15 plants).

8 diamond-back moths and 1 turnip moth were captured. No moths were captured in our other pheromone traps (silver Y moth, cabbage moth, diamond-back moth). There are 2 traps for each species.

We also caught 2 diamond-back moths on the carrot fly traps.


June 14, 2019

AHDB Aphid News

The latest edition of AHDB Aphid News has been released for the week ending 9th June.

  • Peach–potato aphids increased to 235% of those recorded in the previous week. A hotspot at Broom’s Barn approached numbers not recorded until mid-July in 2018
  • Potato aphids also more than doubled in numbers across much of Britain, increasing substantially against the 10-year mean at many sites in England.
  • Cabbage aphids increased at four sites with a hotspot at Writtle
  • Four currant–lettuce aphids were captured at Broom’s Barn
  • Willow–carrot aphid numbers declined to 44%, compared with last week, across all but three sites
  • Pea aphid numbers increased at seven sites, including a first arrival at Gogarbank.
  • Black bean aphid numbers increased at two sites.

Pest update from Wellesbourne

When the water traps in the 2019 swede plot were checked today there were:

  • 2 male and 3 female cabbage root flies
  • 70 bean seed flies
  • 1 flea beetle
  • 136 pollen beetles
  • 2 cabbage stem weevils
  • 0 cabbage stem flea beetles
  • 0 cabbage seed weevils

There were 4 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps in the new plot for 2019.

No cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 10 and 14 June (around 15 plants).

15 diamond-back moths were captured. No moths were captured in our other pheromone traps (turnip moth, silver Y moth, cabbage moth, diamond-back moth). There are 2 traps for each species.

We also caught 28 diamond-back moths on the carrot fly traps. There was a large influx of moths into the UK on 12th June.


June 11, 2019

Pest update from Wellesbourne

When the water traps in the 2019 swede plot were checked today there were:

  • 1 male and 0 femaie cabbage root flies
  • 70 bean seed flies
  • 40 flea beetles
  • 254 pollen beetles
  • 6 cabbage stem weevils
  • 0 cabbage stem flea beetles
  • 1 cabbage seed weevil

There were 27 carrot flies on the 3 sticky traps in the new plot for 2019.

Seven cabbage root fly eggs were laid between 7 and 10 June (around 15 plants).

2 diamond-back moths and 2 turnip moths were captured. No moths were captured in our other pheromone traps (silver Y moth, cabbage moth, diamond-back moth). There are 2 traps for each species.


June 08, 2019

AHDB Aphid News

The latest edition of AHDB Aphid Newsis available - for week ending 2nd June.

  • There was a hotspot of peach–potato aphids at Broom’s Barn, as well as a first arrival at Gogarbank.
  • Potato aphids reached double figures at four sites in England.
  • Cabbage aphid numbers have declined over much of Southern Britain but there is a hotspot at Broom’s
  • Barn and rising numbers at Kirton.
  • A single currant–lettuce aphid was captured at Newcastle.
  • Willow–carrot aphid numbers have declined by 40% across all sites but Gogarbank and Starcross.
  • Pea aphid increased at three sites this week, including first arrivals at Hereford.
  • Black bean aphids have returned to single figures this week.

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