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Forecasting Rhopalosiphum padi in Finland and experiences of POMO-project

Markkula, Irmeli (2007) Forecasting Rhopalosiphum padi in Finland and experiences of POMO-project. Paper at: Virus vector management : NJF seminar 402, Kristianstad, Sweden, 9-11 October 2007.

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Summary

Insect trapping: a field experiment with rotating tow-nets and yellow sticky papers was done. Insects and all relevant meteorological data including weather radar and satellite data was collected. All the catches were photographed, identifyid and stored. Yellow sticky papers: sticky papers were located in a circle of about 20-60 kilometers from the polarimetric radar in Kumpula. Papers were examined whenever FMI predicted a migration was on its way.
Lygus bugs, flea beetles and bird-cherry aphids were the most common insects on traps in May.
Lygus bugs and flea bettles were probably domestic and bird-cherry aphids migrated.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:forecasting, insects, Rhopalosiphum padi, Lygus bugs
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: Finland > MTT Agrifood Research
Related Links:http://www.njf.nu
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:15986
Deposited On:17 Aug 2009
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:39
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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