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Scouting the Field


The actual number of locations you scout depends on field size. Use the following table to determine the number of locations and make sure you select your monitoring sites to insure that you are sampling each representative area of the field.

Field Size(acres) No. of Locations Field Size(acres) No. of Locations
1-14 2 151-164 14
15-24 3 165-174 15
25-34 4 175-184 16
35-50 5 185-200 17
50-64 6 201-214 18
65-74 7 215-224 19
75-84 8 225-234 20
85-100 9 235-250 21
101-114 10 251-264 22
115-124 11 265-274 23
125-134 12 275-284 24
135-150 13 285-300 25


This site was created and is maintained by Pat Dillon, Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, S-225 Agricultural Science Ctr North, Lexington, KY USA  40546-0091 (phone: 859/257-3571). Please send questions or suggestions to: pdillon@uky.edu