Monthly Archives: May 2016

Aphid Management in Sorghum

Aphids are being found in many of the sorghum fields of the Coastal Bend of Texas.  Some sorghum fields are no longer protected by the insecticide seed treatments and several kinds of aphids are being found in these fields. Corn leaf aphids, yellow sugarcane aphids and sugarcane aphids are all being found in sorghum fields.  It is important to be able to distinguish between these aphids as their economic thresholds are different. The Corn Leaf Aphid is usually green, with dark cornicles (tail pipes) and dark legs.  Yellow… Read More →