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Peach Aphids



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Peach Aphids

Usually appear in

Spring to Summer


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Caused By:-     The aphid Brachycaudus schwartzi

Description

Peach aphid Brachycaudus schwartzi attacks Peaches, Nectarines Almonds and other related plants.
It is a transmitter of viruses and other diseases and should be treated as soon as possible.
The leaves many become yellowish/green curl and crinkled, which may suggest Peach Leaf Curl.
Other aphids also attack peach and related plants like the peach potato aphid Myzus persicae.
See also these other aphids Aphids, Blackfly, Cypress, Green Spruce, Honeysuckle, Juniper, Lettuce Root, Lupins, Mealy Cabbage, Mealy Plum, Melon Cotton, Rose, Rosy Apple, Willow Bark Aphid, Wooly.


Control

From Spring onwards a lookout for aphids on peach trees is needed and spraying with an insecticide as soon as any aphids are detected as they carry the potential of spreading other viruses and diseases.



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