Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Comanche County Positive for Sugarcane Aphid - March 9th

Blayne Reed, Extension Agent IPM in Hale, Swisher and Floyd counties, reported finding sugarcane aphid in Comanche County on Johnsongrass on March 9th. The plants were just greening up for the season and had two leaves. The small colony was comprised of nymphs, and no adults were observed. Blayne was driving south, and the find was along the highway and not part of a more extensive survey.