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Areawide Insect Trapping Network (October 14, 2015)
Results of pheromone and sticky trap catches can be viewed here.

Corn earworm: Corn earworm moth activity has declined in all areas over the past 2 weeks.

Beet armyworm: BAW activity remains heavy in traps, consistent with reports of egg lays in lettuce fields, particularly in /dome Valley.

Cabbage looper: Cabbage looper activity remains light but appears to be gradually picking up in most tapping areas.

Whitefly: Adult movement is much lower than last season, and remains low across the entire growing area.

Thrips: Thrips movement is similarly low throughout the area.

Leafminers: Adult activity is low and comparable to last season.

Aphids: Aphids are beginning to appear in sticky taps, particularly in the norther part of the Yuma Valley.

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For questions or comments on any of the topics please contact Marco Pena at the Yuma Agricultural Center.
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