Pheromone Traps & Lures.
Pheromone Traps & Lures for Lepidopteran Insects
Funnel shaped traps and lures for all important insects are available. It gives an excellent control by depriving females from mating. If Nomate system is harnessed right from the first generation, it gives fairly good control of lepidopterans all along the crop life. In a crop like Brinjal where the control of fruit & shoot borer is quite difficult, employing NoMate is a worship.
Pheromone lures available for the insects viz.
- Helicoverpa armigera
- Spodoptera litura
- Earias vitella
- Pectinophora gossypiella
- Leucinodes orbonalis
- Chilo infuscatellus
- Scirpophaga incertulas.
Pheromone Traps & Blocks for Fruit Fly
Male fruit flies are trapped and females are deprived of mating
Trap is made up of PET which is sturdy and heat resistant. Blocks are of soft wood impregnated with Methyl Eugenol and Cue-lure. No-Mate LifeTime is a para-pheromone, attracts male fruit flies and lures them for genital organ development. Shelf life of the block is 1 year and field life is 3-4 months under ambient storage condition. System is environment friendly. No equipment required for application. The system is user’s friendly and cost effective.
Guidelines: Use 5 traps and 5 blocks per acre
Trap is common to all the flies but blocks are specific to different species of fruit flies. First of all prepare trap to a box shape by locking bottom and ceiling of the trap. Insert block in the trap through a rectangular slot provided on 2 sides of the trap. Block consists a handle made of plastic string. Handle is to be taken out of the trap through a hole provided on the top of the trap and to be hanged at the twig of the tree at a height 5-10 feet above the ground. For crops other than tree crops, trap height may be kept 2-3 feet above the ground. Finally, block remains hanged inside the trap, handle remains fastened with the twig and the trap automatically makes its position. As soon as the traps are filled with fly catches, they are emptied just by opening the bottom of the traps and are locked again for further catches
Fruit flies attracted to Methyl Eugenol Block
- Bactrocera dorsalis
- Bactrocera zonata
- Bactrocera correcta
- Bactrocera papayae
- Bactrocera musae
- Bactrocera invadens
Fruit flies attracted to Cuelure Block
- Bactrocera cucurbitae
- Bactrocera newmanii
- Bactrocera tryoni
- Bactrocera neohumeralis
- Bactrocera frauenfeldi
- Bactrocera nigrotibialis
NoMate Sticky Traps
Paper Trap for Tiny Sucking Insects
Mode of Action
All sucking insects, males and females get attracted to trap colors and due to adhesive gum pasted on traps, insects get stuck with the traps, render unable to fly back to the crop foliages, die due to starvation.
Apply (tie) at the twigs of all crops. Install 20 to 40 per acre depending upon the severity of the pests.
As soon as the traps are found stuck and filled with the insects, operators are advised to collect the traps and burn to fire. This helps our environment be protected well.