Controlling Russian wheat aphid in California
Vernon M. Stern, UC Riverside
California Agriculture 45(1):6-8. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v045n01p6.
Agricultural chemicals can keep this fast spreading pest in check; researchers are trying to keep applications to a minimum.
Vernon M. Stern is Professor of Entomology, Department of Entomology, UC Riverside; Steve B. Orloff High Desert Farm Advisor for Cooperative Extension, serving Los Angeles and San Bemardino counties.
The authors express appreciation to Gene Nebekw, Tapia Brothers, and Dan Pettigrew who provided grain fields used in this research. This research was supported by funds from the California Crop Improvement Association and the Mini-Grant Series of the UC Cooperative Extension Service.