TITLE

Early aphid attack more likely after warm winter

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;2/22/2008, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals that potato, sugar beet and vegetable crops could all be vulnerable to earlier attacks from peach-potato aphids this season, according to Richard Harrington, an aphid expert from Rothamsted Research in Great Britain. While official forecasts would be issued at the end of February 2008, the mild conditions experienced so far made early aphid movement look likely, he said at a joint ADAS/Syngenta Vegetable Industry conference.
ACCESSION #
31438482

 

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