Sugarcane Aphid Detection Over Time in the United States
Watch as this pest spreads across the southern U.S. in a matter of years. The spread of this insect has been rapid. This video only documents the spread of the pest up to the end of the 2015 growing season.
Here are Some Publications Regarding Management
Sugarcane Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae): A New Pest on Sorghum in North America Dr. Bowling and a variety of researchers from Texas, Oklahoma, Georgia, Louisiana and Arkansas talk about this pest in detail and the most recent research being conducted.
Sugarcane Aphid A New Sorghum Pest in North America Published in 2016, this document gives important and simplified details about the sugarcane aphid including distribution, seasonal occurrence information, identification, management and damage.
Sugarcane Aphid: Management Guidelines for Grain and Forage Sorghum in Texas Published in 2016, this guide is the most up to date guide giving specific information for sorghum producers helping them manage this pest more efficiently. It includes information on identification, detection techniques, pesticide usage and more.
Sugarcane Aphid Quick Checker Scouting Card This scouting card can help you more quickly make an estimation of the number of sugarcane aphids present in your field. Included are identification reminders and thresholds to determine if you need to take action against the aphid.
Sugarcane Aphid Decision Tool for Sorghum This tool is an excel document that helps carry out an economic cost-benefit analysis of treating the sugarcane aphid on sorghum. The document requires minimal entry, but can give you information tailored to your specific growing situation. After downloading the file, for detailed instructions on how to use it click here.
No Benefit of Adjuvants to Enhance Sufloxaflor and Flupyradifrone For Sugarcane Aphid Management An article that discusses tests done to determine whether the usage of specific adjuvants, additives meant to enhance pesticides, increase efficiency. Methods and approached are shared along with the results that the tested additives are not necessary for controlling the sugarcane aphid.
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