Submitted to: Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting North Central Branch
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 2/1/2001
Publication Date: 3/25/2001
Citation: Kindler, D., Hesler, L.S., Shufran, K.A., Elliott, N.C. 2001. Suitability of cereals and forage grasses as hosts for the rice root aphid. In: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting North Central Branch, March 25-28, 2001, Ft. Collins, Colorado. p. 25.
Technical Abstract: Rhopalosiphum rufiabdominalis, the rice root aphid, infests field grasses, wheat, barley, and other cereals. Reproductive studies on this aphid were performed for numerous cereals and forage grasses. Results of these studies indicated that R. rufiabdominalis reproduced best on cereal rye, followed by wheat, barley, and forage grasses.