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Georgia Cotton: Aphids Begining to Show Up

Georgia Cotton: Aphids Begining to Show Up

🕔Jul 6, 2015

Cotton aphids are showing up in fields. We’re mostly seeing ‘hot spots.’ In these places, we may see honeydew (sticky, shiny material), yellowing in the terminal. UGA Extension Entomologist Dr. Phillip Roberts says one of the most important things we

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Georgia Pecans: Time to Scout for Aphids

👤By Billy Griffin, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 6, 2015

One of the more serious pests that affect pecan trees is the black pecan aphid.  Pecan growers should be scouting for the black aphid from now through the end of the season.  The black pecan aphid can cause serious damage

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Mississippi Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Treatments Becoming More Common

Mississippi Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Treatments Becoming More Common

🕔Jul 6, 2015

We are now beginning to get numerous calls from around the state about sugarcane aphid infestations. Populations range from very low to well above threshold with treatments becoming more common this week. At this time aphids are being found in the Hills and

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Wheat: Aphid Resistant Gene Fails Test – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jul 2, 2015

The quest for GE wheat was dealt another setback this month, when UK scientists revealed that an aphid-repellant wheat variety didn’t hold up under field conditions. The five-year venture was a lesson in the difference between laboratory results and real-life

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Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids in West Central Texas

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids in West Central Texas

👤By Ed Bynum, Ohio State University 🕔Jun 30, 2015

Dr. Charles Allen, Extension Entomologist, San Angelo, emailed the following to our statewide Extension entomologists last Friday, June 26: “I got a call 2 days ago from Michael Palmer, CEA Coleman County. Michael told me he had gotten an “unconfirmed

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Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Spotted in Lubbock County

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Spotted in Lubbock County

👤By Pat Porter, Texas A&M 🕔Jun 30, 2015

Sugarcane aphids in a colony were found on June 29th in central Lubbock County on the north fence of the Lubbock airport. Pat Porter, Extension Entomologist, found one colony on Johnsongrass and the identification was confirmed by three other Extension

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South Dakota: Drought Invites 5 Insects to Your Crop

South Dakota: Drought Invites 5 Insects to Your Crop

👤By Anitha Chirumamilla and Ada Szczepaniec, IGrow South Dakota State University 🕔May 11, 2015

According to the May climate and drought outlook, the majority of South Dakota is classified as being in a moderate drought. The less optimistic weather forecast indicates that crops are going to suffer intermittent moisture deficits during the growing season.

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Aphid Control: Avoiding Harm to Beneficial Insects

Aphid Control: Avoiding Harm to Beneficial Insects

👤By Lee Townsend, University of Kentucky 🕔Apr 15, 2015

Aphids are among the first insects to appear on trees and shrubs in spring. They thrive under cool, rainy, conditions; our weather pattern to date has favored them. Aphids occur in colonies on tender growth: flower buds, expanding leaves, and/or

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