Carey Gully, Adelaide Hills

Sentinel 2 commenced a trial in Carey Gully in the Adelaide Hills on the 28th of September. The site features […]

Sentinel 2 commenced a trial in Carey Gully in the Adelaide Hills on the 28th of September. The site features a number of apple orchards and strawberry patches and some vineyards are located nearby.

The unit features one six-metre insect trap, a two-metre insect suction trap and two spore suction traps, as well as an onboard weather station. This site also collects data for targets captured by lure-based traps. Priority pests and pathogens for wine & horticulture are targeted for identification at this site.

Insect pests targeted

Green peach aphid (Myzus persicae)

Green mirid (Creontiades dilutus)

Western flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis)

Green vegetable bug (Nezara viridula)

Onion thrips (Thrips tabaci)

Codling moth (Cydia pomonella)

Light brown apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana)

Fungal pathogens targeted

Botrytis grey mould (Botryitis cinerea)

Sclerotinia white rot (Sclerotinia minor &/ S. sclerotiorum)

iMapPESTS data dashboard by Data Effects

Weather and data for pest and pathogens trapped by the suction traps are shared via the data dashboard (link below).

Lure-trap target counts are updated weekly and shared on this page.

Weather data is captured and presented in real-time (temperature, relative humidity & rainfall).

Insect data are presented as the total number of each target insect counted in collected samples from our 2m or 6m traps as data becomes available.

Spore data is presented as kilo copies of target DNA per sample from spore samplers A & B as data becomes available.

Click here to view data dashboard

*Dashboard best viewed on a desktop. Best viewed in landscape on a mobile phone/tablet

Pest moth lure-based trap surveillance of Codling moth and Lightbrown apple moth in Carey Gully

Two lure-based traps are set up in close proximity to the sentinel surveillance unit. These traps are targeting Codling moth and Lightbrown apple moth.

Most recent lure trap observations 1/12/2020

Lure-based trap observations 8/11/2020

Lure-based trap observations for the period of 28/09/20 – 19/10/20