Forecasting and reporting service of plant protection warns all vegetable and field producers of the pest that threatens to endanger various crops.
In the past week, catches of adult individuals have been recorded on pheromone traps and light hunting lamps. Pamukove sovice (Helicoverpa armigera). Although catches are low for now, visual inspection of crops is registering the presence of eggs these pests, which is typical for the behavior of migratory butterflies and good fliers, such as it is.
In relation to the locality, it is registered up to 50 place plants with laid eggs of the cotton owl. Although a trend of high air temperatures is noticeable, it is expected increasing its numbers and harmfulness in the coming period.
At the moment, crops are most endangered peppers, tomatoes, sweet corn, sunflower, green beans, cabbage, tobacco, beans and others, which are in different stages of intensive growth, flowering and fruiting and as such the most attractive are for females cotton owls for the purpose of laying eggs.
There is a particular risk of damage in irrigated crops, because it is necessary for the optimal development of the first larval stages high relative humidity.
It is recommended to the producers of the mentioned endangered crops to examine them for the presence of eggs of the mentioned pest. If the presence of the same is registered, it is necessary to apply protection measures at the beginning of sawing larvae, in order to prevent damage to both vegetative and generative organs of plants.
According to forecasts, high temperatures, intensive sawing of larvae is expected in just a few days. It is recommended to use one of the registered insecticides, ovicidal-larvicidal action.
Source: Forecasting and reporting service for plant protection
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