As in the whole world, in Turkey Bark Beetle traps are used successfully. HYPERLIFE Bark Beetle trap consist of two parts:
TRAP BODY: Top part is, 20cm*25cm red polypropylene plate that covered with insect catching glue, and bottom part 1 liter plastic bottle that have holes.
ATTRACTANTS: A mixture of 96% ethyl alcohol and 1% toluene. Mixed the attractants with water with the ratio of 1/1. Then put 0,5 liter of mixture in a bottle. Traps should be
checked once a week, if attractant quantity is decreased, the decreasing amount of attractant is added.
USAGE AIM OF TRAP: After the outbreak of the temperature over 18 °C, traps are hanged for two basic purposes.
MONITORING: If garden is homogeneous, use 1 trap for 1 hectare; if garden is not homogeneous, use 1 trap for 1000 square meters. Traps are hung on tree branches at a height of 1-1.5 m from the ground and weekly checks are made. Use chemicals when you understand exact time.
MASS TRAPPING: For trapping HYPERLIFE Traps are hung in gardens at a distance of 15-20m at a height of 1-1,5m from the ground. A weekly control is performed and the required amount of attractant is added. Red glue plates filled with beetles are replaced by new ones.