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  • Aphid Monitoring

    Aphid trapping  Have you signed up? You can sign up to be alerted to the first Peach Potato Aphid (Myzus persicae) found in a region or regions, and also when the index value in a region exceeds a...

  • Guidelines for Preventing and Managing Insecticide Resistance in Aphids on Potatoes

    These guidelines apply primarily to the peach-potato aphid (Myzus persicae) in potato crops as this is the aphid species with the most significant insecticide resistance issues associated with it....

  • Aphid Monitoring

    Aphid monitoring is a AHDB Potatoes service, hosted by Fera and introduced in 2004, providing growers with timely aphid capture data on a regional basis. It consists of 100 yellow water traps,...

  • 114R480 Grain Aphid Characterisation

    Background Pyrethroid spray failures were first noted in cereal crops in June 2011 for some populations of the grain aphid (S. avenae). Samples of grain aphids were analysed for evidence of...

  • R465 Insecticide Resistance Strategy

    Combating resistance remains a significant challenge:  the loss of a single compound or an entire pesticide group (through a shared resistance mechanism) can threaten the productivity and...

  • R460 Combating Resistance to Aphicides in UK Aphid Pests

    Aim: To monitor the response of field-collected live samples of Myzus persicae (and other pests) to a range of insecticides and also monitor for established forms of resistance. Industry Challenge...

  • R449 Effectiveness of Mineral Oils

    Virus Transmission Four field trials were established in each of the three years of the project. The core treatments evaluated at three of the sites were: Untreated (control) Fortune (vegetable oil...

  • R428 Aphids & Virus Transmission in Seed Crops

    Aim: To identify the most important potyvirus vector aphids and sources of potyvirus inoculum, and to investigate the latter's importance in the spread of virus to seed crops. Industry Challenge...