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Areawide Insect Trapping Network (September 30, 2015)
Results of pheromone and sticky trap catches can be viewed here.

Corn earworm: Corn earworm moth activity has increased, particularly in Wellton, Roll and the south Yuma Valley at levels comparable to this time last year.

Beet armyworm: Similar, beet armyworm moths are active in most areas, but have been particularly heavy in Dome, Roll and the south Yuma Valley.

Cabbage looper: Cabbage looper moths numbers are slightly increasing in some traps (Wellton), and should increase in the next few weeks.

Whitefly: Adult activity has increased a bit in some areas, but overall is still much lighter than normal.

Thrips: Thrips numbers remain low in all areas.

Leafminers: Activity is low in all areas.

Aphids: No alate (winged) aphids have been captured to date.

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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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