Cranefly. We’ve only had a few reported sightings this last couple of weeks which reflects exactly the same pattern as 2019. The additional work in gaining an extended period of Emergency Authorisation for Acelepryn now feels worth it. The last day to purchase product is gone and you are right at the end of the… Read More Surely it’s over?
This time last year we were about to see the peak of Cranefly hatching. It’ll be interesting to see if that repeats itself again this year or if we are already there. Keep logging at PestTracker so we can get a clear picture. Either way this is the period to apply Acelepryn. Assuming you’ve seen… Read More PestTracker Update – Sept Week 3
The pattern and timing of crane fly sightings remains the same this year as it did last year. The reports are coming in thick and fast now and the amount of you engaging in this citizen science data gathering exercise is amazing. Last season we saw the hatch start around the same time but then… Read More All systems go! Crane Fly Hatch
It’s started and pretty much at exactly the same time as last year. Sightings form course managers on PestTracker are on the up. I suspect we’ll see a similar pattern to last year and see the period of hatching stretched over the next 3 to 4 weeks. So assuming you’ve seen Cranefly hatching, the next… Read More Cranefly hatch starts NOW – Acelepryn application tips
There seems to be no obvious pattern in the location of the hatches this year. I was desperately hoping there would be. There are no obvious links to climatic differences. Again I was hoping there would be something! I’ve spoken to a few people who are reporting seeing nothing on the golf course but seeing… Read More Cranefly distribution
In 2019 the second week of September was the week we began to see an increase in Cranefly Hatching. This is important to know because when applying Acelepryn we want to ensure the majority of Cranefly eggs are in the ground. The Emergency Authorisation has been extended to the end of October this year giving… Read More Cranefly hatch – nearly there?
Fires in the South, flooding in the North. In one part of the country we’re talking with turf managers about managing heat and drought stress and in another we’re already discussing disease management strategies. I begin to wonder how will this crazy weather impact Cranefly hatching? Whilst July was a fairly lacklustre month for any… Read More Will there be a North / South Cranefly divide?
Acelepryn Timings. For chafers, yes. For leatherjackets, not yet. Chafer grubs About a month ago I wrote a blog about acelepryn timing for chafers and advised waiting – but NOW is the time to apply. At the time I showed how last year we had pretty much seen the end of the chafer hatch by… Read More Acelepryn – Chafers and Leatherjackets
Chafer flight patterns are following last years pretty much exactly the same. I’ve been sent a lot of photos and videos the last week of Chafers that are flying. All the photos are of Summer Chafers but we are you are reporting sightings on PestTracker of all the Chafer species. The question I’m now being… Read More Chafers – best timing for Acelepryn
Chafer Here we are in 2020 and I’m running through the data from last years Syngenta PestTracker data and comparing it to this years. To date, sightings are pretty much the same as last year. Below are the results form last year, 2019 And here are the results so far for 2020, Cockchafer, Garden Chafer… Read More Acelepryn application advice 2020 – Chafer