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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...