Replacement attractant lure for use in any Raspberry beetle trap with a lure basket in the lid (recommended for use with Andermatt Home & Garden Raspberry beetle trap). It can also be used to attract the beetles to Rebell white sticky traps. This lure lasts 6 weeks from opening. This plant extract attracts adult Raspberry beetles (Byturus tomentosus) to a trap. Use of Raspberry beetle traps allows a user to identify risk to plants and take action before beetle larvae burrow into the fruit.
When is best to use?
For use when adult beetles are active before egg laying.
The problem: The Raspberry beetle (Byturus tomentosus) is a pest of cane fruit (such as Raspberries, Blackberries, Tayberries and Loganberries). Adult beetles lay eggs on the plant flowers and the larvae burrow into the fruit where they remain hidden until harvest. Ruined fruit due to larvae feeding is mostly a problem on summer fruiting varieties.
The product: Trapping adult beetles alerts users to the presence of the pest and determine if further control action is required.
- Attracts both male and female beetles to increase catch numbers and provide a more accurate monitoring system
- Does not contain chemical pesticides
- Attractant lasts 6 weeks after opening
- Suitable for use in any Raspberry beetle trap with a lure basket in the lid
How to use: Instructions on how to use a Raspberry beetle trap will vary slightly depending on model. This attractant lure can be used with any raspberry beetle trap which has a basket for holding lures in its lid.
- Follow raspberry beetle trap instructions and place attractant lure in basket in trap lid.
- The attractant lure should be replaced every 6 weeks.
|Store||Store in cool dry place, out of direct sunlight.|
|Shelf life||Attractant lures should be used within 18 months of purchase. After opening the sachet, attractant last 6 weeks.|
|Use||When adult beetles are emerging and through plant flowering period (April to July).|
|Important information||Wear gloves when handling attractant lures. The attractant lure should be placed in the basket built into the lid of the trap, not within the green base of the trap. Traps which use attractants should always be used for monitoring the same pest.|
|Active substance and content||Attractant lures contain raspberry flower scent.|
Packaging size: TBC
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