Trap catch of Aphid vectors of PVY has increased

August 13, 2017

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.