AHDB Aphid News
The latest edition of AHDB Aphid News has just been released.
Peach–potato aphids (Myzus persicae) were caught at six suction trap sites and increasing in number at the southernmost sites. The highest number caught was at Wye (47).
- A single Mealy cabbage aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae) was caught at Wye this week.
- The willow-carrot aphid (Cavariella aegopodii) was caught in seven suction traps, being found additionally at Broom’s Barn, Wellesbourne and Starcross this week. As well as this; four male individuals were caught at Broom’s Barn this week suggesting that the autumn migration back to willows is continuing.