New attractant food for catching adult rednecked peanutworm (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in peanut

  • Yoandry Rodríguez UNESP - São Paulo State University, School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences (FCAV/UNESP). Via de Acesso Prof. Paulo Donato Castellane, s/nº, 14884-900, Jaboticabal, São Paulo State, Brazil
  • Daniel Junior de Andrade UNESP - São Paulo State University, School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences (FCAV/UNESP). Via de Acesso Prof. Paulo Donato Castellane, s/nº, 14884-900, Jaboticabal, São Paulo State, Brazil
  • Fabiano Aparecido dos Santos UNESP - São Paulo State University, School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences (FCAV/UNESP). Via de Acesso Prof. Paulo Donato Castellane, s/nº, 14884-900, Jaboticabal, São Paulo State, Brazil
  • Cirano Cruz Melville UNESP - São Paulo State University, School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences (FCAV/UNESP). Via de Acesso Prof. Paulo Donato Castellane, s/nº, 14884-900, Jaboticabal, São Paulo State, Brazil
  • Gustavo Walace Pacheco Leite UNESP - São Paulo State University, School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences (FCAV/UNESP). Via de Acesso Prof. Paulo Donato Castellane, s/nº, 14884-900, Jaboticabal, São Paulo State, Brazil
Keywords: Stegasta bosqueella, sugarcane molasses, monitoring, attractant trap, action threshold,

Abstract

Summary

Stegasta bosqueella Chambers (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is one of the principal pests of Brazilian peanut crops. Traps made from plastic bottles and baited with molasses sugar can be used to attract S. bosqueella. Molasses-baited traps are a promising tool for the monitoring and control of this insect.

 

Sumario

Stegasta bosqueella Chambers (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) es una de las principales plagas de los cultivos de maní brasileños. Las trampas hechas con botellas de plástico y cebadas con melaza de caña de azúcar pueden ser usadas para atraer a S. bosqueella. Las trampas cebadas con melaza son una herramienta promisoria para el monitoreo y control de este insecto.

 

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Author Biography

Yoandry Rodríguez, UNESP - São Paulo State University, School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences (FCAV/UNESP). Via de Acesso Prof. Paulo Donato Castellane, s/nº, 14884-900, Jaboticabal, São Paulo State, Brazil

Department of Plant Protection

Published
2017-10-10
Section
Scientific Notes