This pheromone capsule is sold whithout the trap, do not forget to purchase it seperatly.
This pheromone capsule, thaumetopoea pityocampa, attracts male moths and captures them in the trap preventing them from finding their mates and fertilizing the eggs.
The trap needs to be installed before the moths start flying.
Population levels will be effectively reduced by using the trap over 2 to 3 years.
To avoid contamination, use gloves and place the pheromone capsule without opening it in the basket.
Close the plastic cap and insert the basket on the top of the trap.
The tubes may look empty, don't panic !
The plastic is impregnated with the pheromone and diffuses through porosity.
Before use, keep refrigirated at 3-5° C.
Storing for next season : keep in the freezer (-18° C)
Renewal of the pheromones : life span of about six months depending on weather conditions.