Utkarsh Palm Trap (Red Palm Weevil and Rhino Beetle)
Palm traps are extremely useful in monitoring & controlling Red palm weevil (Rhincophorus ferrugeneous) and Rhino Beetle (Rhinocerous oryctus) that are a big menace to Coconut, Oil Palm, Date Palm & Areca Nut plantations.
Product Description: A palm trap, is a bucket-shaped container covered with a cap. Pheromone dispenser and weevil magnet are hung inside the palm trap by clamping/tying them onto the inner surface of the cap. Holes provided on the cap and around the perimeter of the palm trap nearer the cap serves as entry points for the weevils.
|Materials of Construction||UV Stabilized Plastic Polymer|
|Dimensions & Colour||20 cm (Dia) x 20 cm (H) in White, Dark Grey, Dark Green, Dark Blue and Brick red. Can be made in any customized size and colour, subject to MOQ.|
|Life Span / Durability in the Field||Multiple seasons (subject to weather conditions)|
|Target Pests||Red Palm Weevil (Rhincophorus ferrugeneous) and Rhino Beetle (Rhinocerous oryctus)|
|How it works||Red Palm Weevils and Rhino Beetles are attracted by the pheromone lure and magnet hung under the cap inside the bucket, which is either tied to the trees at a height of about 1.5 meters or placed inside small pits dug in the soil, up to a level just below the perimeter holes. They enter the bucket through these holes, fall into the water placed in the bucket (which can be mixed with a small amount of pesticide or food baits such as jaggery) and get killed.|