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Areawide Insect Trapping Network (January 11, 2017)
Results of pheromone and sticky trap catches can be viewed here.

Corn earworm: Moth activity remains at seasonal low levels in all trap locations.

Beet armyworm: Armyworm moths remain at low levels during early January. Should remain low until warmer nighttime temperatures pick up in the spring.

Cabbage looper: Similarly, cabbage looper moth activity remain low.

Whitefly: Adult movement is still being measured in some locations, but was at seasonal lows last week.

Thrips: Thrips movement is continuing to subside in all locations, likely a result rain over the past few weeks.

Aphids: Aphid flights picked up again on some traps in late December in the Yuma Valley. We also actively picking up green peach aphids in those traps.

Leafminers: Adult movement is at seasonal lows in all trap locations.
** Starting next week we will setting Diamondback Moth Pheromone Traps in several areas.

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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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