Sugarcane Aphid

Sugarcane Aphid Scouting School

Information contained in this document will aid in the identification of the sugarcane aphid on sorghum.  It serves as a review of basic sugarcane aphid biology, damage, economic thresholds and guidelines for monitoring this new aphid pest on sorghum. Numerous color photos will provide visual aids to learning about the aphid. (Scouting School click here)

Sugarcane Aphid Scout Card

The sugarcane aphid scouting card provides monitoring details for the early detection and scouting for the aphid on sorghum. Information on the sugarcane aphid economic threshold is included. The card provides detailed images of aphid infested leaves serving as an excellent reference to estimating aphid densities. This card serves as an outstanding resource for guidelines to monitoring the sugarcane aphid. Scouting Card click here (English)  (Español)

An Integrated Regional Response to an Invasive Aphid Pest of Sorghum

A symposium series devoted to current status and prospects for managing sugarcane aphid on sorghum since its first detection on sorghum in the United States in 2013

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 Sugarcane Aphid January 2015

Sugarcane aphid on sorghum: an update.  Webinar presented by Robert Bowling, Michael Brewer, Stephen Biles. January 12, 2015, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Corpus Christi, Texas

Sugarcane Aphid on Sorghum: An Update, Dr. Robert Bowling (View Webinar)

Spanish Version: El Pulgon De La Cana De Azucar En Sorgo: Nuevos Avances, Dr. Robert Bowling  (Ver el Seminario web )

Sampling Strategies and Economic Thresholds for Sugarcane Aphid on Grain Sorghum, Dr. Michael Brewer (View Webinar)

Spanish Version: Estrategias De Muestreo y Nivel de Daño Económico  Para Pulgones de la Caña Azucar en Sorgo, Dr. Michael Brewer ( Ver el Seminario web )

Control of Sugarcane Aphids with Insecticides, Stephen Biles (View Webinar)

Spanish Version: Control de Pulgones de la Caña de Azúcar con Insecticidas, Stephen Biles ( Ver el Seminario web )

Sugarcane Aphid September 2014

Sugarcane aphid on sorghum: an update.  Webinar presented by Robert Bowling, Michael Brewer, Stephen Biles, Wayne Cleveland and Justin Weinheimer. Sept 25, 2014, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Corpus Christi, Texas

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Other sugarcane aphid information:

Villanueva, R.T., M. Brewer, M.O. Way, S. Biles, D. Sekula, E. Bynum, J. Swart, C. Crumley, A. Knutson, P. Porter, R. Parker, G. Odvody, C. Allen, D. Ragsdale, W. Rooney, G.  Peterson, D. Kerns, T. Royer, and S. Armstrong. 2014. Sugarcane aphid: a new pest of sorghum, 4 pp. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, College Station, TX. (pdf available here – 2014 Sugarcane Aphid)

Brewer, M. 2014. Sugarcane aphid on sorghum: monitoring and threshold research update. Texas A&M AgriLife Research misc. report, Corpus Christi, TX.  (pdf available here – 2014 sorghum sugarcane aphid)

Brewer, M., and R. Bowling. 2014. Sugarcane aphid on sorghum: distribution, damage, thresholds, and insecticides. Texas Plant Protection Conference, Bryan, TX (Dec, 15 min oral presentation). ( Access slide deck here sugarcaneaphidonsorghumtalk_2014TPPAfinal )

Bowling, R., and M. Brewer. 2014. Occurrence of sugarcane sphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) on sorghum in the United States. Texas Plant Protection Conference, Bryan, TX (Dec, poster presentation). Access poster here sugarcaneaphiddistribtion_2014TPPAmeeting Final

Ahrens, T., D. Anderson, R. Bowling, M. Brewer, J. Gordy, S. Vyavhare, and M.O. Way. 2014. Efficacy of insecticides in management of sugarcane aphid on sorghum In Texas. Texas Plant Protection Conference, Bryan, TX (Dec, poster presentation). Access poster here insecticideefficacy_sugarcaneaphid_2014TPPAFinal

Ahrens, T., D. Anderson, R. Bowling, J. Halcomb, and M. Brewer. 2014. Setting an economic threshold for sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari) on sorghum infested during vegetative growth. Texas Plant Protection Conference, Bryan, TX (Dec, poster presentation). Access poster here economicthreshold_sugarcaneaphid_2014TPPAmeeting-TPPAfinal

 

 

 

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