Ants that farm the honeydew secreted by some types of scale, mealybugs, and aphids
will actually battle some beneficial insects to protect the pests.
Analysis of the protein profiles of the original strains and those isolated from dead aphids
The toxicity of oil extracts of five Algerian plants known to have medicinal activity was investigated against the peach-potato aphid
The data of aphid
per leaf pre- and 72h post-treatment were compared.
convergens during periods of low aphid
densities in agricultural crops.
resistance in the Ontario and Maine populations seems to be controlled by multiple genes, while resistance in the Michigan population is governed by one dominant gene.
The percentage aphid
population decreased with increase in temperature (Fig.
I knew the ants depended on the aphids
and vice versa, so I hatched my plan.
If compared with Cinara atlantica, in 2 weeks, the aphid
is able to increase 17 times its population (Penteado 2007), indicating the efficiency of H.
populations in the southern region in a targeted manner and test for resistance to key insecticide groups to determine effective options for ongoing aphid
control in both canola and pulses.
A spokesman of the Punjab Agriculture department said on Monday that chances of wheat aphid
attack in March increases and suggested the growers to spray cold water where wheat aphid
attack is witnessed instead of using poisons.
Russian wheat aphid
resistant accessions typically are used in traditional breeding strategies to transfer the resistance gene from the donor to an adapted cultivar.