Peach potato aphidsPeach potato aphids © Blackthorn-Arable
Natural predators could have a vital role in controlling insecticide-resistant peach potato aphids, with new research suggesting they are more susceptible to attack than those without the mutation. Pyrethroid resistance has been increasingly seen over the years since it was first discovered in arable pests in 1997 and its overuse may be to blame. Sacha White, senior research entomologist at Adas, pointed to the growing use of pyrethroids over the last 40 years, at the recent Association of Independent Crop […]