Picusan® Trap

Monitor the red palm weevil

What is the Picusan® Trap?

  • A pyramid-shaped pheromone trap specially designed for the red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus
  • Tool for the timely detection of a new infestation, for monitoring population size and for creating a physical barrier

What are the benefits of the Picusan® Trap?

  • This pitfall trap does not have to be buried in the soil
  • The ribbed surface helps the adult beetles climb up the trap and eventually fall into the trap funnel
  • With careful monitoring, you can detect infestations in time to intervene at the ideal moment

How does the Picusan® Trap work?

  • Use the trap in combination with the specific pheromone for R. ferrugineus
  • The pheromone attracts the red palm weevil
  • The beetles climb up the trap and fall through the funnel
  • Monitor the beetles in the trap at least once a week for a representative result

In which crops can you use the Picusan® Trap?

  • Palm tree


Picusan® Traps come in boxes with 10 units.

Local regulations may impose restrictions on the use of this product. Contact your authorities or contact your Biobest consultant.

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