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Potato Psyllid Survey

Survey Results

April and May of 2009

(Click on "Dates" to see Graphs of Sampling Results)

May 26, 2009 -- One adult psyllid was captured on the traps in Tri16. No eggs or nymphs were detected on the leaves.

Tri 16 on May 26, 2009. Conditions overcast with scattered rain showers. 1" of rain the night before the sample.

First Blooms detected in Field CLC-18.

May 18, 2009 -- No psyllids detected.

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Field Tri 16, May 18, 2009
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Field F5, May 18, 2009
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Some Potato Plants in Field CLC 18 - Beginning to form flowers, May 19, 2009

May_11_2009 -- No psyllids detected. Potatoes in early fields off to a good start. The later planted field was being re-furrowed and bedded when we collected the sticky traps.

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Potatoes in field Tri 16, May 11, 2009
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Potatoes in field F5, May 11, 2009
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Furrowing field F5, May 11, 2009

May_4,_2009 -- No psyllids detected. Small potato plants were present in the early planted fields and the early planted fields had just been re-furrowed and bedded. Plants in the untreated control plot and in field F5 had not emegred yet.

Sticky Traps in recently furrowed and diked potato field. May 4, 2009. Small potato plants were present in the early planted fields, but many were covered with sand from the furrowing and bedding process. May 4, 2009.

April_27_2009 -- The the first set of traps Garden City area. No psyllids were captured on the traps. Plants are just beginning to emerge in field CLC18.

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Ground cracking from potatoes just ready to emerge.