Buxatrap

Buxatrap Pheromone trap to be used in combination with species-specific Pherodis box tree moth pheromone capsule

Use Buxatrap for:

Monitor and capture box tree moths (Cydalima perspectalis) 

Packaging:

One Buxatrap with suspension.

To be ordered separately: Sachets with 4 pheromone capsules with species-specific sex pheromone

General information

When to use Buxatrap

To monitor and capture the box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis). The box tree moth attacks the common box (Buxus sempervirens) as well as Buxus microphylla, Buxus sinica and Buxus colchica. The moth can wreak havoc in tree nurseries, parks and gardens. Trees are simultaneously attacked by the fungus Cylindrocladium buxicola.

How Buxatrap works

Buxatrap is a pheromone trap to be used in combination with Pherodis pheromone dispensers. The pheromone dispenser releases a species-specific sex pheromone to lure the adult males box tree moths into the trap. 

How to use Buxatrap

Application

Position the traps from May/June until the end of November, in the period in which the moths are active.
For tall box trees (>1.5 m), hang up the trap at eye level.
For shorter box trees (<1.5 m), hang up the trap on a holder.

Replace the pheromone capsules every eight weeks.   

Handling

The Buxatrap requires no special storage conditions.

Dosage

The information given below is merely indicative. Tailored advice requires detailed information on local factors, such as the crop itself, climate conditions and the level of infestation. To ensure a correct approach, please consult a Koppert specialist or a recognized distributor of Koppert products. 

Dosage:

BUXatrap

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interval (days)

frequency

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Preventative

One trap per 180 m²

Use from May/June until the end of November, when the moths are active

Replace the Pherodis pheromone every eight weeks

Hang the trap up at a height of 1.5 m (see working method)

Curative

One trap per 30 m²

Use from May/June until the end of November, when the moths are active

 

Replace the Pherodis pheromone every eight weeks

Hang the trap up at a height of 1.5 m (see working method)

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