Aphids

notes: 

Main aphids in Africa: Black bean aphid ([i]Aphis fabae[/i]), Cabbage aphid ([i]Brevycoryne brassicae/Myzus persicae[/i]), Groundnut aphid ([i]A.craccivora[/i]), Cotton aphid ([i]A.gossypii[/i]), Russian wheat aphid ([i]Diuraphis noxia[/i]), Cypress aphid ([i]Cinara cupressi[/i])

feaured_photo_co: 
David Riley, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
Is this a Minor Pest?: 
Yes
Minor Pest Title: 

Aphids

Minor Pest Description: 

Several species of aphids have been reported feeding on pigeon pea. The black legume aphid (Aphis craccivora) is the most common.

 

Minor Pest What to do.: 
  • Aphids seldom are a problem on pigeon pea, probably due to the effect of natural enemies.
Minor Pest Position: 
4
Minor Pest Firstcontent: 
130
Pest Type: 
insect
Other Crops: 
Apple trees, Cauliflower
Host Plants: 
Pigeon pea