Pea and Bean Weevil Trap

Type:
Pheromone trap
Product category:
Monitoring
  • For monitoring and trapping male pea and bean weevils

  • Assists in decisions on insecticide applications

  • For monitoring and trapping male pea and bean weevils

  • Assists in decisions on insecticide applications

Use for

Use for

Use the Pea and Bean Weevil Trap for monitoring Pea and Bean weevil in combination with species-specific pheromone.

Pests

Pea and bean weevil (Sitona lineatus).

Crops

Broad bean, peas.

How it works

How it works

Mode of action

The Pea and Bean Weevil Trap needs to be used in combination with Pherodis pheromone dispensers. The dispensers release a species-specific pheromone which lures the male and female weevils into the trap. Once in the trap they cannot escape and are easy to detect, count and identify.

Product specifications

Product specifications

Presentation

One trap.

Directions for use

Directions for use

Preparation

  • Place the funnel onto the green bucket 
  • Place the pheromone dispenser in the transparent top 
  • Fix the transparent top with a twist action lining up the slots 
     

Application

  • Place traps 10 meter apart on a grass margin or headland of a field that was planted with peas or beans in the previous year
  • Place the trap on the ground
  • Ensure to secure with small sticks to prevent for falling over
  • Check the traps three times per week
  • When more than 30 weevils per trap are counted on any occasion crops that have just emerged or will emerge within 10 days are likely to be at risk
  • Appropriate measures can then be taken to protect the crop

Dosage

Five traps per field location.
 

Timing

Pea and bean weevil is an early pest that affects spring-sown crops of peas and beans. Traps should be placed from February onwards (depending on geographic location). 

Combined use

Use in combination with Pherodis Sitona lineatus.

Product handling

Product handling

Storage conditions

Store out of sunlight.

"The general conditions of Koppert (Koppert B.V. and/or of its affiliated companies) apply. Only use products that are permitted in your country/state and crop. Check local registration requirements. Koppert cannot be held liable for unauthorized use. Koppert is not liable for any loss of quality if the product is stored for longer than recommended and/or under incorrect conditions."