Sugarcane aphid, voracious sorghum pest, heads northward

“It sounds like the plot of a cheesy 1950s sci-fi movie,” says Delta Farm Press in a story about the rapid spread of the sugarcane aphid, which can cause huge losses in sorghum yields. They are “creatures that don’t need males to procreate” and whose offspring quickly develop resistance to pesticides. The aphid “has spread like wildfire… » Read More

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