Chilo Mass Trapping

PROBODELT are pioneers in the implementation of a mass trapping system for the stripped rice borer, Chilo suppressalis. In 1999, we implemented the system in the Delta del Ebro rice fields and since then this system has been used every year to control the pest.

  • Product used: Funnel trap baited with sex pheromone.
  • Dosage: 5 traps/ha
  • Placement: During April
  • Pest level assessment: At end of the 2nd and 3rd generation, to determine whether the economic threshold of the treatment has been exceeded
  • Removal: During September.

Compatible with integrated and ecological production