Trap catch of Aphid vectors of PVY has increased
Ian MacRae, Entomology Professor, Northwest Research & Outreach Center
Welcome to the Aphid Alert update for the week ending August 11. This continues to develop into a very high aphid year. Trap catches continue to be high and the PVY Vector Risk Index continues to rise. We strongly recommend scouting and the use of crop oils. Anti-feeding insecticides should be applied if required. Read the entire article on the Aphid Alert Blog.