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Areawide Insect Trapping Network (March 30, 2016)
Results of pheromone and sticky trap catches can be viewed here.

Corn earworm: Moth activity picked up again in the past week, particularly in the Gila and Yuma Valleys.

Beet armyworm: Trap catches remain at a consistent level over the past two weeks. Overall numbers are down considerably compared with this time last season.

Cabbage looper: Cabbage looper moth captures continue to increase in many locations, especially in the Yuma Valley. Overall, activity has been lower than observed last year in the spring.

Whitefly: Adults captures on sticky traps continue to remain at seasonal low levels.

Thrips: Thrips movement continues to increase in many locations, particularly in the Yuma Valley.

Aphids: Spikes in alate (winged) aphids were observed last week in the Yuma Valley.

Leafminers: A significant increase in adults on traps was observed in several locations, and were particularly active in the 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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