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Record number 415551
Title Duponchelia water-trap
Author(s) Deventer, P. van
Source FloraCulture International 18 (2008)12 (December 2008). - ISSN 1051-9076 - p. 18 - 18.
Department(s) Biointeracties and Plant Health
Publication type Article in professional journal
Publication year 2008
Abstract How can the harmful Duponchelia insect best be trapped for optimum detection? A water trap was found to be most effective in a field test by Plant Research International. Another advantage is the low maintenance required by this trap. The composition of the Duponchelia sex pheromone was identified just over a year ago and now growers are using pheromone traps on a large scale for a timely detection of this difficult pest insect. The caterpillars of this moth cause damage in all sorts of crops grown under glass, such as the floricultural crops kalanchoë, begonia, cyclamen, gerbera and rose
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