Messor instabilis was found associated with black bean aphid
(Aphis fabae) on Setaria viridis (Green Foxtail) from Kamrial area of district Attock.
Behavioral differences between alate and apterous larvae of the black bean aphid
, Aphis fabae.
In this study, a black bean aphid
population collected from field sites in East Anglia, U.K., exhibits a trade-off in fitness between two alternative hosts, broad bean and nasturtium.
It has been cut down in many places because it is a winter host to black bean aphid
which attacks broad bean crops.
A product called Garlic Barrier can be sprayed on pest prone plants and it will help to discourage a wide range of pests including red-spider mite, shrine, whitefly, aphids, cabbage root fly, caterpillars, cutworm, flea beetle, carrot fly, lettuce root aphid, black bean aphid
, pea and bean weevil and a host more.
Summer savory, a strong herb, has been planted next to broad beans to protect them from black bean aphids
broad beans to protect them from black bean aphids
. | Plant strong-scented hyssop among brassicas to ward off cabbage white butterflies.
However, Stadler & Dixon (1998) observed black bean aphids
, Aphis fabae (Scopoli), experience adverse effects when tended by Lasius niger.
Black bean aphids
: These are horrible things and, despite the name, they don't only attack beans, or peas for that matter.
Vegetables - keep a watchful eye open on warm days for Cabbage White butterflies, black bean aphids
and other spring invaders - fleece works wonders.
While studying interactions between black bean aphids
and their associated bacteria, York researchers discovered an intriguing new category of organism that they dubbed "Jekyll and Hyde" bacteria.
Keep an eagle eye out for black bean aphids
in June and treat accordingly.