Black Bean Aphid

Black Bean Aphid

 

an insect of the order Homoptera, family Aphididae; a pest of sugar beets, horsebeans, kidney beans, and other crops. It is the same thing as the sugar-beet aphid.

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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.
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.