Identification of volatile compounds used in host location by the black bean aphid
, Aphis fabae.
Behavioral differences between alate and apterous larvae of the black bean aphid
, Aphis fabae.
The black bean aphid
is the most damaging of broad bean pests, stunting growth and distorting pods, while aphids can also damage carrots, lettuce and potatoes.
In this study, a black bean aphid
population collected from field sites in East Anglia, U.
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
However, Stadler & Dixon (1998) observed black bean aphids
, Aphis fabae (Scopoli), experience adverse effects when tended by Lasius niger.
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.