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Areawide Insect Trapping Network (October 12, 2016)
Results of pheromone and sticky trap catches can be viewed here.

Corn earworm: Moth activity continues to decrease significantly in all trap locations over the past two weeks. Trap catches were very low in each trap.

Beet armyworm: Armyworm moths remain active across most locations with activity greatest Wellton and Tacna.

Cabbage looper: Cabbage looper activity remains steady in many trap locations, particularly in Dome Valley, Wellton/Roll and the Yuma Valley. Trap catches were considerably higher this last week as compared to this time last season.

Whitefly: Adults captures on sticky traps increased over the past two weeks, particularly in the Yuma Valley.

Thrips: Thrips movement is still occurring in some areas; highest in Dome Valley and Wellton) and overall compared to this time last year.

Aphids: Aphid flights are much higher this fall compared to this time last season. Unusually high numbers were trapped in the North Yuma Valley last week, coinciding with the high W-NW winds.

Leafminers: Adult activity is generally low in most locations, down from 2 weeks ago.

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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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