Insect Trap Counts, July 28, 2011
Bollworm, budworm and beet armyworm trap catches remained similar to last week with moderate densities of bollworm in all areas of the state. Southwestern corn borer trap captures increased in most areas this past week, indicating the onset of the 3rd generation for the year. Six fields in Leflore County had trap captures in excess of 400 moths per trap. Also, six fields in Coahoma County had trap captures that ranged from 220 to 712 moths per trap. Two fields in Humphreys County had captures of 150 to 500 moths per trap. One field in Pontotoc County had trap captures of 420 moths.