Monday, May 9, 2016

SCA found on sorghum in Hill County

A few sugarcane aphids (SCA) have been found feeding on sorghum around Itasca as of Friday, May 6. Aphid numbers are very small, on less than 1% of plants with only one or two aphids per colony. SCA were found last year as early as May 29th.

Winged SCA and two nymphs.

One SCA in a colony of Yellow SCA.