Biopheropoint PrO 

Olive moth, Prays olea pheromone

Crops: Olive

Dispenser material: Rubber septum

Packaging: Aluminium pouches

Shipping: Within 2-3 days

Field life: 4-8 weeks

Storage: Store in a refrigerator for a shelf life of 2 years.

Recommended Trap: Delta trap, funnel trap

The purpose of use: Monitoring and mass trapping


-Delta trap or funnel trap can be used.

-Put 1 olive moth pheromone lure per trap.

- Trap density: 1-2 trap/ha. The delta traps must be installed with the aperture facing the main regional winds. Preferably it can be put one in the centre and the other one in the border in the crop. 

-Traps should be placed in tree canopy at a height of 1.5-2 m. Ensure trap entrances remain unobstructed by leaves and branches. 

-Traps start hanging on olive tree at the end of March or at the beginning of April.

-The traps must be checked on a daily basis, and after the first adults have been captured, the traps must be checked every week. Captured insects are removed from traps. The delta trap sticky cardboard is replaced when the number of captures is really high of when the sticky cardboard becomes really dirty from the dust. 

Mass trapping

-Delta trap or funnel trap can be used.

-Traps should be placed in tree canopy at a height of 1.5-2 m.

-For mass capture the traps should be placed when the first adult fly is detected in the monitoring traps.

-Trap density: 1 pheromone trap/3 trees.