Traps: Delta, Castellation, McPhail, Funnel Traps.
Glasshouse or protected cropping pheromone traps
Many types of moths can be damaging to glasshouse crown crops including; Tomato moth (Lacanobia oleracea), Carnation Tortrix moth (cacaecimorpha pronubana), Cyclamen moth (Clepsis spectrana) and many others. The choice of the correct pheromone is critical in the success of using pheromone traps. Standard lures last 6 weeks and long life lures 12-16 weeks.
For a comprehensive guide to the pheromone lures available see Pheromone and Attractant Lure listing in pdf
Using the traps
Rate of use: 1-2 traps per hectare
Traps need to be placed where moths will fly and where access to the trap is not impeded.
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