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Areawide Insect Trapping Network (February 17, 2016)
Results of pheromone and sticky trap catches can be viewed here.

Corn earworm: Few corn earworm moth were captured in traps over the past 2 weeks.

Beet armyworm: Captures of beet armyworm moths were very low over the past few weeks, but activity spiked a bit in the Yuma Valley in traps near alfalfa.

Cabbage looper: Captures of cabbage looper moths decreased slightly in the past two weeks, and remains seasonably low.

Whitefly: Adults were not captured on sticky traps over the past two weeks.

Thrips: Thrips movement was very low at all trapping locations.

Aphids: Alate (winged) aphids continue to show up on traps at low-levels, but did spike a bit in the Gila Valley. Green peach aphids are the prominent species identified on traps.

Leafminers: Numbers on traps are very low across all trap locations.

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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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