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Areawide Insect Trapping Network (November 23, 2016)
Results of pheromone and sticky trap catches can be viewed here.

Corn earworm: Moth activity remains at seasonal low levels in all trap locations.

Beet armyworm: Armyworm moths remain active but numbers continue to trend downward in all locations over the past 2 weeks.

Cabbage looper: Similarly, cabbage looper moths are trending downward in all trap locations over the past two weeks. Quite a bit lower than this time last year.

Whitefly: Adults captured on sticky traps remain high in some locations, particularly in the Wellton and Tacna.

Thrips: Thrips movement remains unseasonably high and increased in the Roll location.

Aphids: Aphid flights have crashed over all trap locations.

Leafminers: Adult activity remained unusually high in some trap locations, and were particularly heavy in the Wellton area, and increasing in dome and Gila Valleys. Activity much greater this fall as opposed to previous years.

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