Did you know?
• Thrips are tiny insects that feed by scraping and sucking plant fluids from leaves,
and often vector plant diseases.
• Weeds growing inside or outside high tunnels can harbor thrips.
• Thrips have a broad host range. Therefore, management in high tunnels is especially challenging.
• Blue and yellow sticky traps are effective for monitoring thrips populations in high tunnels.
- Nick Volesky & Marion Murray