Russian wheat aphid: natural enemies, resistant wheat offer potential control
Charles G. Summers
Calvin O. Qualset
Authors AffiliationsD. González is Entomologist, UC Riverside; C. G. Summers is Associate Entomologist, UC Berkeley (located at Kearney Agricultural Center); C. O. Qualset is Professor, Agronomy and Range Science, UC Davis.
Hilgardia 46(1):32-34. DOI:10.3733/ca.v046n01p32. January 1992.
A severe pest of small grains, Russian wheat aphid has been spreading throughout all of California's cereal-growing regions for nearly 4 wears. Coordinated research to develop economically and environmentally acceptable management strategies for this pest is in progress.
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