Arizona Veg IPM Update: aphid identification, lettuce dieback, wheat herbicide sensitivity

Arizona Veg IPM Update: aphid identification, lettuce dieback, wheat herbicide sensitivity

The latest news for winter vegetable growers on aphid identification, lettuce dieback, and wheat herbicide sensitivity. There are fast acting insecticides available to control aphids, but accuracy in aphid identification is extremely important for cost-effective management.

The Arizona Vegetable Integrated Pest Management Update from the University of Arizona (UA) Cooperative Extension in Yuma, Ariz. released Jan. 9, 2014.

2014 aphid identification in leafy vegetables

By John Palumbo, UA research scientist and Extension specialist

The famous lawman Wyatt Earp was quoted as saying “fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.” Earp was referring to his Buntline Special .45 caliber revolver with a 12-inch

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