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Texas West Plains: Cotton Almost at Bloom; 6 Points About Sugarcane Aphid

Texas West Plains: Cotton Almost at Bloom; 6 Points About Sugarcane Aphid

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife IPM Agent in Hockley, Cochran and Lamb Counties 🕔Jul 7, 2017

Cotton, what we have remaining, ranges from cotyledon stage (replant) to 13 true leaves with square set good with an average of 82%. I attribute most all missing squares so far to weather related losses. I am not finding blooms

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Kentucky Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Arrived 1 Month Earlier Than in 2015

Kentucky Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Arrived 1 Month Earlier Than in 2015

👤By Raul Villanueva, University of Kentucky Extension Entomologist 🕔Jul 19, 2016

Insect description and damage The invasive sugarcane aphid (SCA) Melanaphis sacchari has arrived to Kentucky almost a month ahead in 2016 compared to 2015. Sugarcane aphids have caused yield losses going from 30% to 100% to sorghum grower since 2013

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Texas Sorghum: Beneficials Help Manage Sugarcane Aphids in Hale County

Texas Sorghum: Beneficials Help Manage Sugarcane Aphids in Hale County

👤From Texas A&M 🕔Sep 4, 2015

The majority of our program sorghum fields are in a milky dough stage to coloring dough. I can make note of a few area fields with combines starting to make their first turns all the way back to some area

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Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids in the Central and North

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids in the Central and North

👤By Allen Knutson, Texas A&M 🕔Jul 16, 2015

Sugarcane aphid infestations began to exceed treatment threshold the last week of June and early July in central (Blacklands) and north Texas.  However, many fields are currently below threshold.  Several AgriLife Extension Agents in District 8 (Blacklands) are scouting sorghum

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Texas: Sugarcane Aphids May Have Overwintered in the North

Texas: Sugarcane Aphids May Have Overwintered in the North

👤From Texas A&M 🕔May 13, 2015

Surveys of Johnsongrass this spring indicate the sugarcane aphid SCA may have overwintered this year in north central Texas.  This is contrary to the earlier assumption that SCA could not overwinter in regions where its host plants, Johnsongrass and sorghum,

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