Vortex Insect Control
 
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What insects do we catch?

  Vortex Insect trap can hold up to ten kilos of insects
  The Vortex Insect Trap can hold up to seven to ten kilos of insects.

The rule of thumb is simple: if an insect pest is attracted to light, the Vortex Insect Trap has the potential to catch it.

A comprehensive list of insects and the affected crops is listed below.

The effectiveness of the Vortex Insect Trap has been scientifically proven. But like any pest management tool, it works differently in diverse environments and situations. We would be pleased to discuss your specific situation with you.

Insect Type with Potential for Light Trapping Technique Crops affected

Bean podborer
Maruca testulalis

Navy Beans, Soybeans, Mung Beans, Chickpeas, Cowpeas, Pigeon Peas

Beet webworm
Spoladea recurvalis

Pastures/Pasture Seed, Beetroot and Carrots

Budworm
Helicoverpa punctigera

Cotton,  Navy Beans, Soybeans, Mung Beans, Chickpeas, Cowpeas, Pigeon Peas, Linseed, Tobacco, Ginger, Tobacco, Tomatoes, Cape Gooseberries, Egg Fruit

Cabbage centre grub
Hellula hydralis

Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kohl-rabi, Parsnips, Turnips

Cabbage cluster caterpillar
Crocidolomia pavonana

Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kohl-rabi, Parsnips, Turnips

Cabbage moth / Diamond back moth
Plutella xylostella

Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kohl-rabi, Parsnips, Turnips

Cluster caterpillar
Spodoptera litura

Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kohl-rabi, Parsnips, Turnips

Codling moth
Cydia pomonella

Apples and Pears

Common armyworm
Mythimna convecta

Wheat, Barley, Oats, Millet, Triticale

Corn earworm
Helicoverpa armigera

Cotton, Navy Beans, Soybeans, Mung Beans, Chickpeas, Cowpeas, Pigeon Peas, Maize, Sorghum,  Tobacco, Capsicums, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kohl-rabi, Parsnips, Turnips, French Beans and Peas, Lettuce, Sweet Corn, Tomatoes, Celery

Cutworm

Capsicums, Choko, Cucumbers, Marrow, Melon, Squash, Zucchini, Ginger, Tomatoes, Celery, Egg Fruit

Day feeding armyworm
Spodoptera exempta

Maize, Sorghum

Elephant beetle
Xylotrupes gideon

Lychees

False wireworm
Isopteron punctatissimus

Sunflower

Grapevine hawk moth
Hippotion celerio

Grapes

Green looper
Chrysodeixis eriosoma

French Beans and Peas, Tomatoes,

Large mango tip borer
Penicillaria jocosatrix

Mangoes

Leafeating looper
Achaea janata

Lychees

Lightbrown apple moth
Epiphyas postvittana

Grapes

Lucerne seed web moth
Etiella behrii

Peanuts

Macadamia flower caterpillar
Homeosoma vagella

Macadamia Nuts

Macadamia leaf miner
Acrocercops chionosema

Macadamia Nuts

Macadamia nut borer
Cryptophlebia ombrodelta

Macadamia Nuts, Lychees

Orange fruit borer
Isotenes miserana

Lychees, Persimmons

Pasture webworm
Hednota longipalpella

Pastures

Pink spotted bollworm 
Pectinophora scutigera

Cotton

Potato moth
Phthorimaea operculella

Potatoes, Tomatoes, Egg Fruit

Red shoulder leaf beetle
Monolepta australis

Avocados, Lychees, Grapes

Rough bollworm
Earias huegeliana

Cotton

Sandal-box hawk moth
Coenotes eremophilae

Duboisia

Sod webworm
Herpetogramma licarsisalis

Pastures/Pasture Seed

Spined citrus bug
Biprorulus bibax

Citrus

Swarming leaf beetle

Lychees

Sweet potato weevil
Cylas formicarius

Sweet Potato

Vine hawk moth
Theretra oldenlandiae

Grapes

White rice stem borer
Scirpophaga innotata

Rice

Whitegrub

Peanuts, Ginger

Yellow peach moth
Conogethes punctiferalis

Pecan Nuts