New attractant food for catching adult rednecked peanutworm (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in peanut

Yoandry Rodríguez, Daniel Junior de Andrade, Fabiano Aparecido dos Santos, Cirano Cruz Melville, Gustavo Walace Pacheco Leite



Stegasta bosqueella Chambers (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) is one of the principal pests of Brazilian peanut crops. Traps made from plastic bottles and baited with molasses sugar can be used to attract S. bosqueella. Molasses-baited traps are a promising tool for the monitoring and control of this insect.



Stegasta bosqueella Chambers (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) es una de las principales plagas de los cultivos de maní brasileños. Las trampas hechas con botellas de plástico y cebadas con melaza de caña de azúcar pueden ser usadas para atraer a S. bosqueella. Las trampas cebadas con melaza son una herramienta promisoria para el monitoreo y control de este insecto.


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Stegasta bosqueella; sugarcane molasses; monitoring; attractant trap; action threshold;

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