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Areawide Insect Trapping Network (October 2, 2013)

Results of pheromone and sticky trap catches from Sep 7-29 can be viewed Here

Corn earworm: Flights have decreased across the region over the past two weeks. Numbers have been highest in Wellton and the south Gila Valley.

Tobacco budworm: Numbers have been light in all areas thus far this fall, with very low numbers caught in traps in Roll and Wellton.

Cabbage looper: Flight activity is on the increase and trap catches are definitely beginning to pick up in all traps. Activity last week was highest in Wellton and the south Gila Valley, with activity increasing in the Yuma Valley.

Beet armyworm: Have been active since early September. Activity especially heavy in the Gila Valley; declining in Wellton and Roll. Trap catches have been light in the Dome and Yuma Valleys thus far.

Whitefly Sticky traps show that adult movement is decreasing in most areas, but increased considerably this past week in the south Yuma Valley.

Thrips Numbers remain low in all trap locations

Remember: "When in Doubt…… Scout"

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