Cobbledick Produce, Uraidla Adelaide Hills

Sentinel 4 is undergoing a trial at Cobbledick Produce in Uraidla, Adelaide Hills. The trial commenced on the 27th of […]

Sentinel 4 is undergoing a trial at Cobbledick Produce in Uraidla, Adelaide Hills.

The trial commenced on the 27th of November, 2020, with a shutdown period from 24th – 30th of December, 2020. The site features a number of different vegetable crops, with cherries, strawberries and vineyards located nearby.

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

Insect pests targeted

Green peach aphid (Myzus persicae)

Green mirid (Creontiades dilutus)

Western flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis)

Onion thrips (Thrips tabaci)

Green vegetable bug (Nezara viridula)

Lure-based trap targeting Diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella)

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 insect sution trap as data becomes available.

Spore data is presented as kilo copies of target DNA per sample from spore sampler as data becomes available.

Data dashboard for Uraidla

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

DBM and LBAM surveillance at Cobbledick Produce, Uraidla Adelaide Hills

Two lure-based traps are currently targeting diamondback moth and light brown apple moth in close proximity to the sentinel.

Lure trap observations 20/1/2021

Lure trap observations 13/1/2021

Lure trap observations 4/1/2021