Alias: Russian wheat aphid is a small light green aphid that resembles the shape of a grain of rice. Unlike other aphid species, it has relatively short antennae. It has two bumps coming out of ...
The black aphid will cause more damage because they are breaking down the tissue. Easy at home chemical treatment can be a mix of soap and water in a spray bottle. Neem oil is also great to use on ...
In order to increase the presence of parasitoids (insects that lay an egg inside the pest, causing its death) and the natural predators of the peach aphid, a series of pilot tests has been planned at ...
Mild autumn weather is bringing an increase risk of aphid-spread BYDV, so agronomists are weighing up the benefits of putting the sprayer out into wet cereals fields with an insecticide.
On any warmer autumn days that come our way, be on the lookout for strange floating objects (or swarms) in local woods and ...
Rain and snowfall have brought smiles on the faces of apple growers. Following almost three-month-long dry spell, young trees ...
Farmers who have raised maize as rain-fed crop have been urged to guard against aphid attack due to dry weather conditions. According to Agriculture department, maize has been raised on 19,057 ...
Mr Poole said the unwanted consequence of starting planting earlier would be higher aphid loads in the autumn combined with greater potential from damage from viruses carried by the aphids.
He notes that the incidence of aphid-vectored mosaic viruses tend to be higher on the perimeter edges of fields or adjacent to blank separation beds. “Previous research has shown that long wavelength ...