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Areawide Insect Trapping Network (November 25, 2015)
Results of pheromone and sticky trap catches can be viewed here.

Corn earworm: Corn earworm moth activity has deceased to very low levels across all trapping locations consistent with lower temperatures we generally experience this time of the year.

Beet armyworm: BAW activity decreased slightly in most areas, but moth captures remain steady in the many trap locations. Activity is quite a bit lower than this time last season.

Cabbage looper: Cabbage looper moth activity remains light compared to last year, but has increased in the Gila Valley.

Whitefly: Adult movement is very low consistent with cooler temperatures.

Thrips: Thrips movement is on the decline in all areas, and at very low levels.

Leafminers: Adult activity is low at all trapping locations.

Aphids: Aphids are consistently showing up in many locations in moderate numbers and on the rise in the Gila and 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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