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Syngenta are pleased to sponsor the AHDB Pest Bulletin, updated by Rosemary Collier in association with University of Warwick. 2017 reports have now started....

Brassica aphids and virus NEWS

Brassica aphids and virus

Weekly report showing the proportion of peach potato aphid (Myzus persicae) carrying Turnip yellows virus (TuYV).

TuYV, formerly known as Beet western yellows virus, is a very important pathogen of vegetable brassicas and oilseed rape. It is spread by the peach potato aphid (M. persicae).

Date

Type of trap

Numbers of M. persicae caught

% of those tested carrying TuYV

Wellesbourne, Warwickshire

23/10- 29/10/2017

Suction trap

24

14%

30/10 - 05/11/2017Suction trap130%

30/10 - 06/11/2017


6/11 - 13/11/2017

Yellow water traps


Yellow water traps

3


1

0%


0%

Kirton, Lincolnshire

23/10- 29/10/2017

Suction trap

5

100%

30/10 - 05/11/2017Suction trap0-

Spalding, Lincolnshire

23/10 - 30/10/2017


30/10 - 06/11/2017

Yellow water traps


Yellow water traps

0


0

-


-

 

** This is the final insect pest bulletin of 2017 **

  

                                                                   

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