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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Small Grain Aphids in Oklahoma

Authors
item Royer, Tom - OKLA STATE UNIV
item Giles, Kristopher - OKLA STATE UNIV
item Elliott, Norman

Submitted to: Oklahoma Agriculture Experiment Station Departmental Publication
Publication Type: Experiment Station
Publication Acceptance Date: May 21, 1998
Publication Date: N/A

Interpretive Summary: The important aphid pests of small grains in Oklahoma are described, and methods for managing these pests are detailed. Current economic decision- making guidelines are given, and a worksheet for entering the information needed to determine whether insecticide treatment is economically justified is provided. Methods of cultural, natural, and chemical control are outlined. Color pictures to help in identifying each species are provided. This bulletin will be useful to growers and crop consultants as well as professional entomologists.

Technical Abstract: The important aphid pests of small grains in Oklahoma are described, and methods for managing these pests are detailed. Current economic decision- making guidelines are given, and a worksheet for entering the information needed to determine whether insecticide treatment is economically justified is provided. Methods of cultural, natural, and chemical control are outlined. Color pictures to help in identifying each species are provided. This bulletin will be useful to growers and crop consultants as well as professional entomologists.

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