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

🕔Jul 7, 2017Cotton, 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 […]

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

🕔Jul 19, 2016Insect 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 […]

Texas Sorghum: Beneficials Help Manage Sugarcane Aphids in Hale County

🕔Sep 4, 2015The 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 […]

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids in the Central and North

🕔Jul 16, 2015Sugarcane 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 […]

Texas: Sugarcane Aphids May Have Overwintered in the North

🕔May 13, 2015Surveys 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 […]

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