All entries for Monday 30 October 2017
October 30, 2017
The latest edition of AHDB Aphid News has been published.
- Peach–potato aphids (Myzus persicae) were caught at eight suction trap sites and increased in number at five. The highest numbers caught were from the suction trap sites at Kirton (29) and Preston (28).
- No mealy cabbage aphids (Brevicoryne brassicae) were caught this week at the suction trap sites.
- The willow-carrot aphid (Cavariella aegopodii) was caught in six suction traps this week. Eight male individuals were caught at York suggesting that the autumn migration back to willows is continuing.