Category Archives: Foxglove aphid

Update on foxglove aphid control: seeking greenhouse collaborators!

Investigating biocontrol options for our industry is always important, given the lack of registered insecticides in this country.   Currently, we are relying heavily on two closely related chemicals –  Beleaf (flonicamid) and Endeavor (pymetrozine) – for control of the … Continue reading

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Figuring out Foxglove Aphid Control

The spring bedding crop season is over, so now’s the time to reflect on what worked, and what didn’t, for foxglove aphid control.  This way we can prepare for their re-appearance in the fall. To recap, foxglove aphid (Aulacorthum solani) is … Continue reading

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