A plant genus of the family POACEAE that is the source of EDIBLE GRAIN. A hybrid with rye (SECALE CEREALE) is called TRITICALE. The seed is ground into FLOUR and used to make BREAD, and is the source of WHEAT GERM AGGLUTININS.
A genus of gram-negative bacteria which are obligately intracellular endosymbionts of APHIDS. The bacteria are found within specialized cells in the aphid body cavity.
Lectins purified from the germinating seeds of common wheat (Triticum vulgare); these bind to certain carbohydrate moieties on cell surface glycoproteins and are used to identify certain cell populations and inhibit or promote some immunological or physiological activities. There are at least two isoforms of this lectin.
A family of RNA plant viruses infecting disparate plant families. They are transmitted by specific aphid vectors. There are three genera: LUTEOVIRUS; Polerovirus; and Enamovirus.
Allergic reaction to wheat that is triggered by the immune system.
Diseases of plants.
The relationship between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other or a relationship between different species where both of the organisms in question benefit from the presence of the other.
Plant tissue that carries nutrients, especially sucrose, by turgor pressure. Movement is bidirectional, in contrast to XYLEM where it is only upward. Phloem originates and grows outwards from meristematic cells (MERISTEM) in the vascular cambium. P-proteins, a type of LECTINS, are characteristically found in phloem.
Ground up seed of WHEAT.
A genus of plant viruses that infects both monocotyledonous and dicotyledonous plants. Its organisms are persistently transmitted by aphids, and weeds may provide reservoirs of infection.
The immature stage in the life cycle of those orders of insects characterized by gradual metamorphosis, in which the young resemble the imago in general form of body, including compound eyes and external wings; also the 8-legged stage of mites and ticks that follows the first moult.
Baked food product made of flour or meal that is moistened, kneaded, and sometimes fermented. A major food since prehistoric times, it has been made in various forms using a variety of ingredients and methods.
A plant species of the genus VICIA, family FABACEAE. The edible beans are well known but they cause FAVISM in some individuals with GLUCOSEPHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE DEFICIENCY. This plant contains vicine, convicine, Vicia lectins, unknown seed protein, AAP2 transport protein, and Vicia faba DNA-binding protein 1.
The relationship between an invertebrate and another organism (the host), one of which lives at the expense of the other. Traditionally excluded from definition of parasites are pathogenic BACTERIA; FUNGI; VIRUSES; and PLANTS; though they may live parasitically.
Proteins found in plants (flowers, herbs, shrubs, trees, etc.). The concept does not include proteins found in vegetables for which VEGETABLE PROTEINS is available.
A hardy grain crop, rye, grown in northern climates. It is the most frequent host to ergot (CLAVICEPS), the toxic fungus. Its hybrid with TRITICUM is TRITICALE, another grain.
Seeds from grasses (POACEAE) which are important in the diet.
Complex nucleoprotein structures which contain the genomic DNA and are part of the CELL NUCLEUS of PLANTS.
A plant genus of the family POACEAE. The EDIBLE GRAIN, barley, is widely used as food.
A plant genus in the family ROSACEAE, order Rosales, subclass Rosidae. It is best known as a source of edible fruits such as apricot, plum, peach, cherry, and almond.
The functional hereditary units of PLANTS.
The act of feeding on plants by animals.
A variable annual leguminous vine (Pisum sativum) that is cultivated for its rounded smooth or wrinkled edible protein-rich seeds, the seed of the pea, and the immature pods with their included seeds. (From Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1973)
Any of numerous winged hymenopterous insects of social as well as solitary habits and having formidable stings.
Prolamins in the endosperm of SEEDS from the Triticeae tribe which includes species of WHEAT; BARLEY; and RYE.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
INSECTS of the order Coleoptera, containing over 350,000 species in 150 families. They possess hard bodies and their mouthparts are adapted for chewing.
The encapsulated embryos of flowering plants. They are used as is or for animal feed because of the high content of concentrated nutrients like starches, proteins, and fats. Rapeseed, cottonseed, and sunflower seed are also produced for the oils (fats) they yield.
The chromosomal constitution of a cell containing multiples of the normal number of CHROMOSOMES; includes triploidy (symbol: 3N), tetraploidy (symbol: 4N), etc.
Any of the processes by which nuclear, cytoplasmic, or intercellular factors influence the differential control of gene action in plants.
Reproduction without fusion of two types of cells, mostly found in ALGAE; FUNGI; and PLANTS. Asexual reproduction occurs in several ways, such as budding, fission, or splitting from "parent" cells. Only few groups of ANIMALS reproduce asexually or unisexually (PARTHENOGENESIS).
A large genus of plant viruses of the family POTYVIRIDAE which infect mainly plants of the Solanaceae. Transmission is primarily by aphids in a non-persistent manner. The type species is potato virus Y.
Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.
The capacity of an organism to defend itself against pathological processes or the agents of those processes. This most often involves innate immunity whereby the organism responds to pathogens in a generic way. The term disease resistance is used most frequently when referring to plants.
Multicellular, eukaryotic life forms of kingdom Plantae (sensu lato), comprising the VIRIDIPLANTAE; RHODOPHYTA; and GLAUCOPHYTA; all of which acquired chloroplasts by direct endosymbiosis of CYANOBACTERIA. They are characterized by a mainly photosynthetic mode of nutrition; essentially unlimited growth at localized regions of cell divisions (MERISTEMS); cellulose within cells providing rigidity; the absence of organs of locomotion; absence of nervous and sensory systems; and an alternation of haploid and diploid generations.
PLANTS, or their progeny, whose GENOME has been altered by GENETIC ENGINEERING.
Simple protein, one of the prolamines, derived from the gluten of wheat, rye, etc. May be separated into 4 discrete electrophoretic fractions. It is the toxic factor associated with CELIAC DISEASE.
The remnants of plant cell walls that are resistant to digestion by the alimentary enzymes of man. It comprises various polysaccharides and lignins.
Proteins found in any species of insect.
A large family of narrow-leaved herbaceous grasses of the order Cyperales, subclass Commelinidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). Food grains (EDIBLE GRAIN) come from members of this family. RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, SEASONAL can be induced by POLLEN of many of the grasses.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
The genetic complement of a plant (PLANTS) as represented in its DNA.
The process of laying or shedding fully developed eggs (OVA) from the female body. The term is usually used for certain INSECTS or FISHES with an organ called ovipositor where eggs are stored or deposited before expulsion from the body.
Insects of the family Formicidae, very common and widespread, probably the most successful of all the insect groups. All ants are social insects, and most colonies contain three castes, queens, males, and workers. Their habits are often very elaborate and a great many studies have been made of ant behavior. Ants produce a number of secretions that function in offense, defense, and communication. (From Borror, et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p676)
An order of fungi comprising mostly insect pathogens, though some infect mammals including humans. Strict host specificity make these fungi a focus of many biological control studies.
A mitosporic Hypocreales fungal genus, various species of which are important parasitic pathogens of plants and a variety of vertebrates. Teleomorphs include GIBBERELLA.
Cultivated plants or agricultural produce such as grain, vegetables, or fruit. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)
The genetic complement of an insect (INSECTS) as represented in its DNA.
Use of naturally-occuring or genetically-engineered organisms to reduce or eliminate populations of pests.
A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that occurs in the natural environment (soil, water, and plant surfaces) or as an opportunistic human pathogen.
A phylum of fungi which have cross-walls or septa in the mycelium. The perfect state is characterized by the formation of a saclike cell (ascus) containing ascospores. Most pathogenic fungi with a known perfect state belong to this phylum.
Instinctual behavior pattern in which food is obtained by killing and consuming other species.
A genus of PLANT VIRUSES, in the family CAULIMOVIRIDAE, that are transmitted by APHIDS in a semipersistent manner. Aphid-borne transmission of some caulimoviruses requires certain virus-coded proteins termed transmission factors.
A plant species of the genus SOLANUM, family SOLANACEAE. The starchy roots are used as food. SOLANINE is found in green parts.
The gourd plant family of the order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. It is sometimes placed in its own order, Cucurbitales. 'Melon' generally refers to CUCUMIS; CITRULLUS; or MOMORDICA.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of plants.
Substituted thioglucosides. They are found in rapeseed (Brassica campestris) products and related cruciferae. They are metabolized to a variety of toxic products which are most likely the cause of hepatocytic necrosis in animals and humans.
A genus in the family NANOVIRIDAE infecting bananas. The type species is Banana bunchy top virus.
Insects that transmit infective organisms from one host to another or from an inanimate reservoir to an animate host.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
The sequence of transfers of matter and energy from organism to organism in the form of FOOD. Food chains intertwine locally into a food web because most organisms consume more than one type of animal or plant. PLANTS, which convert SOLAR ENERGY to food by PHOTOSYNTHESIS, are the primary food source. In a predator chain, a plant-eating animal is eaten by a larger animal. In a parasite chain, a smaller organism consumes part of a larger host and may itself be parasitized by smaller organisms. In a saprophytic chain, microorganisms live on dead organic matter.
An extensive order of highly specialized insects including bees, wasps, and ants.
Eighteen-carbon cyclopentyl polyunsaturated fatty acids derived from ALPHA-LINOLENIC ACID via an oxidative pathway analogous to the EICOSANOIDS in animals. Biosynthesis is inhibited by SALICYLATES. A key member, jasmonic acid of PLANTS, plays a similar role to ARACHIDONIC ACID in animals.
A phylum of fungi that produce their sexual spores (basidiospores) on the outside of the basidium. It includes forms commonly known as mushrooms, boletes, puffballs, earthstars, stinkhorns, bird's-nest fungi, jelly fungi, bracket or shelf fungi, and rust and smut fungi.
A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.
The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects through chemical, biological, or other means.
The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)
A plant genus of the family Cruciferae. It contains many species and cultivars used as food including cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussel sprouts, kale, collard greens, MUSTARD PLANT; (B. alba, B. junica, and B. nigra), turnips (BRASSICA NAPUS) and rapeseed (BRASSICA RAPA).
The usually underground portions of a plant that serve as support, store food, and through which water and mineral nutrients enter the plant. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982; Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
Foodstuff used especially for domestic and laboratory animals, or livestock.
The properties of a pathogen that makes it capable of infecting one or more specific hosts. The pathogen can include PARASITES as well as VIRUSES; BACTERIA; FUNGI; or PLANTS.
A group of alicyclic hydrocarbons with the general formula R-C5H9.
A plant genus of the family ARACEAE. Members contain acrid calcium oxalate and LECTINS. Polynesians prepare the root into poi. Common names of Taro and Coco Yam (Cocoyam) may be confused with other ARACEAE; XANTHOSOMA; or with common yam (DIOSCOREA).
A plant genus in the family POACEAE. Brachypodium distachyon is a model species for functional genomics studies.
Expanded structures, usually green, of vascular plants, characteristically consisting of a bladelike expansion attached to a stem, and functioning as the principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration. (American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)
A large order of insects characterized by having the mouth parts adapted to piercing or sucking. It is comprised of four suborders: HETEROPTERA, Auchenorrhyncha, Sternorrhyncha, and Coleorrhyncha.
A plant genus of the family ROSACEAE known for the edible fruit.
Chemical substances, excreted by an organism into the environment, that elicit behavioral or physiological responses from other organisms of the same species. Perception of these chemical signals may be olfactory or by contact.
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE that is widely used as ground cover and forage and known for the edible beans, VICIA FABA.
Organisms, biological agents, or biologically-derived agents used strategically for their positive or adverse effect on the physiology and/or reproductive health of other organisms.
Any method used for determining the location of and relative distances between genes on a chromosome.
Very young plant after GERMINATION of SEEDS.
Partial cDNA (DNA, COMPLEMENTARY) sequences that are unique to the cDNAs from which they were derived.
Annual cereal grass of the family POACEAE and its edible starchy grain, rice, which is the staple food of roughly one-half of the world's population.
The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.
Parts of plants that usually grow vertically upwards towards the light and support the leaves, buds, and reproductive structures. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
The process of cumulative change at the level of DNA; RNA; and PROTEINS, over successive generations.
Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.
Toxic compounds produced by FUNGI.
A group of seed storage proteins restricted to the POACEAE family. They are rich in GLUTAMINE and PROLINE.
A family of RNA plant viruses with flexuous, filamentous particles and consisting of six genera: POTYVIRUS; Ipomovirus; Macluravirus; Rymovirus; Tritimovirus; and Bymovirus. All members of the family form cytoplasmic cylindrical inclusion bodies during infection.
The process of breakdown of food for metabolism and use by the body.
A variety of simple repeat sequences that are distributed throughout the GENOME. They are characterized by a short repeat unit of 2-8 basepairs that is repeated up to 100 times. They are also known as short tandem repeats (STRs).
Ongoing collection, analysis, and interpretation of ecological data that is used to assess changes in the components, processes, and overall condition and functioning of an ECOSYSTEM.
Ribonucleic acid in plants having regulatory and catalytic roles as well as involvement in protein synthesis.
Total mass of all the organisms of a given type and/or in a given area. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990) It includes the yield of vegetative mass produced from any given crop.
Wormlike or grublike stage, following the egg in the life cycle of insects, worms, and other metamorphosing animals.
The arrangement of two or more amino acid or base sequences from an organism or organisms in such a way as to align areas of the sequences sharing common properties. The degree of relatedness or homology between the sequences is predicted computationally or statistically based on weights assigned to the elements aligned between the sequences. This in turn can serve as a potential indicator of the genetic relatedness between the organisms.
An order of the class Insecta. Wings, when present, number two and distinguish Diptera from other so-called flies, while the halteres, or reduced hindwings, separate Diptera from other insects with one pair of wings. The order includes the families Calliphoridae, Oestridae, Phoridae, SARCOPHAGIDAE, Scatophagidae, Sciaridae, SIMULIIDAE, Tabanidae, Therevidae, Trypetidae, CERATOPOGONIDAE; CHIRONOMIDAE; CULICIDAE; DROSOPHILIDAE; GLOSSINIDAE; MUSCIDAE; TEPHRITIDAE; and PSYCHODIDAE. The larval form of Diptera species are called maggots (see LARVA).
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The capacity to conceive or to induce conception. It may refer to either the male or female.
An element with the atomic symbol N, atomic number 7, and atomic weight [14.00643; 14.00728]. Nitrogen exists as a diatomic gas and makes up about 78% of the earth's atmosphere by volume. It is a constituent of proteins and nucleic acids and found in all living cells.
The interactions between a host and a pathogen, usually resulting in disease.
An annual legume. The SEEDS of this plant are edible and used to produce a variety of SOY FOODS.
The blood/lymphlike nutrient fluid of some invertebrates.
A plant genus of the family MALVACEAE. It is the source of COTTON FIBER; COTTONSEED OIL, which is used for cooking, and GOSSYPOL. The economically important cotton crop is a major user of agricultural PESTICIDES.
The insertion of recombinant DNA molecules from prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic sources into a replicating vehicle, such as a plasmid or virus vector, and the introduction of the resultant hybrid molecules into recipient cells without altering the viability of those cells.
The large family of plants characterized by pods. Some are edible and some cause LATHYRISM or FAVISM and other forms of poisoning. Other species yield useful materials like gums from ACACIA and various LECTINS like PHYTOHEMAGGLUTININS from PHASEOLUS. Many of them harbor NITROGEN FIXATION bacteria on their roots. Many but not all species of "beans" belong to this family.
A group of the proteobacteria comprised of facultatively anaerobic and fermentative gram-negative bacteria.
A plant genus of the family SOLANACEAE. Members contain NICOTINE and other biologically active chemicals; its dried leaves are used for SMOKING.
The continuous sequence of changes undergone by living organisms during the post-embryonic developmental process, such as metamorphosis in insects and amphibians. This includes the developmental stages of apicomplexans such as the malarial parasite, PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM.
An order of very small, fringed-wing INSECTS including many agricultural pests.
Viruses which produce a mottled appearance of the leaves of plants.
A genus of plant viruses of the family BROMOVIRIDAE, which infect cucurbits and solanaceous plants. Transmission occurs via aphids in a non-persistent manner, and also via seeds. The type species Cucumber mosaic virus, a CUCUMOVIRUS, should not be confused with Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus, a TOBAMOVIRUS.
A unisexual reproduction without the fusion of a male and a female gamete (FERTILIZATION). In parthenogenesis, an individual is formed from an unfertilized OVUM that did not complete MEIOSIS. Parthenogenesis occurs in nature and can be artificially induced.
Genetic loci associated with a QUANTITATIVE TRAIT.
A plant genus in the family FABACEAE known for LATHYRISM poisoning.
Number of individuals in a population relative to space.
Any of a group of polysaccharides of the general formula (C6-H10-O5)n, composed of a long-chain polymer of glucose in the form of amylose and amylopectin. It is the chief storage form of energy reserve (carbohydrates) in plants.
An order of fungi in the phylum ASCOMYCOTA that includes a number of species which are parasitic on higher plants, insects, or fungi. Other species are saprotrophic.
A plant species of the family FABACEAE used to study GENETICS because it is DIPLOID, self fertile, has a small genome, and short generation time.
A plant genus of the family BRASSICACEAE that contains ARABIDOPSIS PROTEINS and MADS DOMAIN PROTEINS. The species A. thaliana is used for experiments in classical plant genetics as well as molecular genetic studies in plant physiology, biochemistry, and development.
A plant species of the family FABACEAE widely cultivated for ANIMAL FEED.
Viruses parasitic on plants higher than bacteria.
The functional hereditary units of INSECTS.
A family of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria that do not form endospores. Its organisms are distributed worldwide with some being saprophytes and others being plant and animal parasites. Many species are of considerable economic importance due to their pathogenic effects on agriculture and livestock.
The lectin wheatgerm agglutinin conjugated to the enzyme HORSERADISH PEROXIDASE. It is widely used for tracing neural pathways.
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. The common name of thoroughwort is also used for other plants including EUPATORIUM; CHROMOLAENA, Hebeclinium and Koanophyllon. Eupolin is the aqueous extract of the leaves.
A species of the Beta genus. Cultivars are used as a source of beets (root) or chard (leaves).
A compound obtained from the bark of the white willow and wintergreen leaves. It has bacteriostatic, fungicidal, and keratolytic actions.
The class Insecta, in the phylum ARTHROPODA, whose members are characterized by division into three parts: head, thorax, and abdomen. They are the dominant group of animals on earth; several hundred thousand different kinds having been described. Three orders, HEMIPTERA; DIPTERA; and SIPHONAPTERA; are of medical interest in that they cause disease in humans and animals. (From Borror et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p1)
The inherent or induced capacity of plants to withstand or ward off biological attack by pathogens.
The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.
Protein or glycoprotein substances of plant origin that bind to sugar moieties in cell walls or membranes. Some carbohydrate-metabolizing proteins (ENZYMES) from PLANTS also bind to carbohydrates, however they are not considered lectins. Many plant lectins change the physiology of the membrane of BLOOD CELLS to cause agglutination, mitosis, or other biochemical changes. They may play a role in plant defense mechanisms.
Prolonged dry periods in natural climate cycle. They are slow-onset phenomena caused by rainfall deficit combined with other predisposing factors.
A plant species of the genus SOLANUM, family SOLANACEAE. The fruit is a large, egg-shaped berry, varying in color from dark purple to red, yellowish, or white. The leaves are large and ovate. The flowers are pendant, violet, and two inches across.
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Some species of the CHRYSANTHEMUM and the old Pyrethrum genera have been reclassified to this genus. The common name of tansy usually refers to this but also forms part of the common name of other plants such as Tansy Ragwort (SENECIO) and Tansyaster (HAPLOPAPPUS).
The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
A phenotypically recognizable genetic trait which can be used to identify a genetic locus, a linkage group, or a recombination event.
The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous plants, insects, or other animals. This includes control of plants that serve as habitats or food sources for animal pests.
Methods of comparing two or more samples on the same two-dimensional gel electrophoresis gel.
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. It is distinct from Sweet Clover (MELILOTUS), from Bush Clover (LESPEDEZA), and from Red Clover (TRIFOLIUM).
Anaerobic degradation of GLUCOSE or other organic nutrients to gain energy in the form of ATP. End products vary depending on organisms, substrates, and enzymatic pathways. Common fermentation products include ETHANOL and LACTIC ACID.
Nutritive tissue of the seeds of flowering plants that surrounds the EMBRYOS. It is produced by a parallel process of fertilization in which a second male gamete from the pollen grain fuses with two female nuclei within the embryo sac. The endosperm varies in ploidy and contains reserves of starch, oils, and proteins, making it an important source of human nutrition.
A plant genus of the family POACEAE. The common name of wheatgrass is also used for other plants in the family.
The outward appearance of the individual. It is the product of interactions between genes, and between the GENOTYPE and the environment.
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.
A kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.
Any aspect of the operations in the preparation, processing, transport, storage, packaging, wrapping, exposure for sale, service, or delivery of food.
Deliberate breeding of two different individuals that results in offspring that carry part of the genetic material of each parent. The parent organisms must be genetically compatible and may be from different varieties or closely related species.
A plant species of the family SOLANACEAE, native of South America, widely cultivated for their edible, fleshy, usually red fruit.
The degree of similarity between sequences of amino acids. This information is useful for the analyzing genetic relatedness of proteins and species.
A plant genus of the family POACEAE that contains allergen Dac g I.
The reproductive organs of plants.
Substances released by PLANTS such as PLANT GUMS and PLANT RESINS.
The process of cumulative change over successive generations through which organisms acquire their distinguishing morphological and physiological characteristics.
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
The development by insects of resistance to insecticides.
Short sequences (generally about 10 base pairs) of DNA that are complementary to sequences of messenger RNA and allow reverse transcriptases to start copying the adjacent sequences of mRNA. Primers are used extensively in genetic and molecular biology techniques.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
Compounds having the nitro group, -NO2, attached to carbon. When attached to nitrogen they are nitramines and attached to oxygen they are NITRATES.
An indication of the contribution of a food to the nutrient content of the diet. This value depends on the quantity of a food which is digested and absorbed and the amounts of the essential nutrients (protein, fat, carbohydrate, minerals, vitamins) which it contains. This value can be affected by soil and growing conditions, handling and storage, and processing.
The immediate physical zone surrounding plant roots that include the plant roots. It is an area of intense and complex biological activity involving plants, microorganisms, other soil organisms, and the soil.
Pesticides designed to control insects that are harmful to man. The insects may be directly harmful, as those acting as disease vectors, or indirectly harmful, as destroyers of crops, food products, or textile fabrics.
Organic compounds that have a relatively high VAPOR PRESSURE at room temperature.
A plant species of the family CUCURBITACEAE, order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae known for the melon fruits with reticulated (net) surface including cantaloupes, honeydew, casaba, and Persian melons.
The first stomach of ruminants. It lies on the left side of the body, occupying the whole of the left side of the abdomen and even stretching across the median plane of the body to the right side. It is capacious, divided into an upper and a lower sac, each of which has a blind sac at its posterior extremity. The rumen is lined by mucous membrane containing no digestive glands, but mucus-secreting glands are present in large numbers. Coarse, partially chewed food is stored and churned in the rumen until the animal finds circumstances convenient for rumination. When this occurs, little balls of food are regurgitated through the esophagus into the mouth, and are subjected to a second more thorough mastication, swallowed, and passed on into other parts of the compound stomach. (From Black's Veterinary Dictionary, 17th ed)
A malabsorption syndrome that is precipitated by the ingestion of foods containing GLUTEN, such as wheat, rye, and barley. It is characterized by INFLAMMATION of the SMALL INTESTINE, loss of MICROVILLI structure, failed INTESTINAL ABSORPTION, and MALNUTRITION.
Mapping of the linear order of genes on a chromosome with units indicating their distances by using methods other than genetic recombination. These methods include nucleotide sequencing, overlapping deletions in polytene chromosomes, and electron micrography of heteroduplex DNA. (From King & Stansfield, A Dictionary of Genetics, 5th ed)
Single-stranded complementary DNA synthesized from an RNA template by the action of RNA-dependent DNA polymerase. cDNA (i.e., complementary DNA, not circular DNA, not C-DNA) is used in a variety of molecular cloning experiments as well as serving as a specific hybridization probe.
The sequential location of genes on a chromosome.
A process by which animals in various forms and stages of development are physically distributed through time and space.
The protoplasm and plasma membrane of plant, fungal, bacterial or archaeon cells without the CELL WALL.
The presence of two or more genetic loci on the same chromosome. Extensions of this original definition refer to the similarity in content and organization between chromosomes, of different species for example.
The sum of the weight of all the atoms in a molecule.
A plant genus of the family APOCYNACEAE. It is a very poisonous plant that contains cardioactive agents.
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The initial stages of the growth of SEEDS into a SEEDLINGS. The embryonic shoot (plumule) and embryonic PLANT ROOTS (radicle) emerge and grow upwards and downwards respectively. Food reserves for germination come from endosperm tissue within the seed and/or from the seed leaves (COTYLEDON). (Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
A fractionated cell extract that maintains a biological function. A subcellular fraction isolated by ultracentrifugation or other separation techniques must first be isolated so that a process can be studied free from all of the complex side reactions that occur in a cell. The cell-free system is therefore widely used in cell biology. (From Alberts et al., Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2d ed, p166)
A strand of primary conductive plant tissue consisting essentially of XYLEM, PHLOEM, and CAMBIUM.
A group of degraded TRITERPENES in which the four terminal carbons of the C17 side chain have been removed, and the remaining portion often forming C17 furans.
A natural association between organisms that is detrimental to at least one of them. This often refers to the production of chemicals by one microorganism that is harmful to another.
Any of several BRASSICA species that are commonly called mustard. Brassica alba is white mustard, B. juncea is brown or Chinese mustard, and B. nigra is black, brown, or red mustard. The plant is grown both for mustard seed from which oil is extracted or used as SPICES, and for its greens used as VEGETABLES or ANIMAL FEED. There is no relationship to MUSTARD COMPOUNDS.
Electrophoresis in which a polyacrylamide gel is used as the diffusion medium.
Reproductive bodies produced by fungi.
Chemicals that kill or inhibit the growth of fungi in agricultural applications, on wood, plastics, or other materials, in swimming pools, etc.
A genus of ascomycetous fungi of the family Hypocreaceae, order Hypocreales including several pathogens of grains and cereals. It is also the source of plant growth regulators such as gibberellin and gibberellic acid.
Complexing agent for removal of traces of heavy metal ions. It acts also as a hypocalcemic agent.
The biosynthesis of PEPTIDES and PROTEINS on RIBOSOMES, directed by MESSENGER RNA, via TRANSFER RNA that is charged with standard proteinogenic AMINO ACIDS.
A plant species of the family BRASSICACEAE best known for the edible roots.
Enzymes that catalyze the endohydrolysis of 1,4-alpha-glycosidic linkages in STARCH; GLYCOGEN; and related POLYSACCHARIDES and OLIGOSACCHARIDES containing 3 or more 1,4-alpha-linked D-glucose units.
A polysaccharide with glucose units linked as in CELLOBIOSE. It is the chief constituent of plant fibers, cotton being the purest natural form of the substance. As a raw material, it forms the basis for many derivatives used in chromatography, ion exchange materials, explosives manufacturing, and pharmaceutical preparations.
A genus of PARVOVIRIDAE, subfamily DENSOVIRINAE, comprising helper-independent viruses containing only two species. Junonia coenia densovirus is the type species.
An enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of glucose from ADPglucose to glucose-containing polysaccharides in 1,4-alpha-linkages. EC
The capability of producing eggs (OVA) from which young are hatched outside the body. While mostly referring to nonmammalian species, this does include MAMMALS of the order MONOTREMATA.
The routing of water to open or closed areas where it is used for agricultural purposes.
A plant genus of the family BRASSICACEAE that includes several marshy plants. The common name of watercress is also used for NASTURTIUM & TROPAEOLUM.
Nutritional physiology of animals.
In laboratory tests, aphids avoided treated crops. One side benefit was that it kills multiple types of gram-positive bacteria ... When fed wheat bran, those bacteria produced CBTol. The chemical was extracted via centrifugal separation chromatography and ...
Lynas, M. (2012). "Rothamsted's aphid-resistant wheat - a turning point for GMOs?". Agriculture & Food Security. 1: 17. doi: ... In 2012 Rothamsted started testing genetically modified wheat which had been modified to produce an aphid alarm pheromone ... 20:20 Wheat: increasing wheat productivity to yield 20 (metric) tonnes per hectare in 20 years from the current nine tonnes per ... The results published in 2015 showed that the trial wheat variety was no better than standard wheat varieties in deterring ...
They are often found on common cow-wheat (Melampyrum pratense). They feed mostly on members of the Faboideae (Papilionaceae), ... mainly on aphids and small fles. The eggs overwinter. Biolib Fauna europaea Insekten-box (in German) Les insectes Galerie- ...
Its common name is yellow sugarcane aphid. This aphid is an agricultural pest of corn, rice, sorghum, and sugarcane. It also ... It has been noted on crabgrasses, barleys, panic grasses, paspalums, pennisetums, and wheats. It can also be found on some ... Sipha flava is a species of aphid in the family Aphididae. It is native to North America. ... Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). Nuessly, G. S. Yellow Sugarcane Aphid, Sipha flava (Forbes) (Insecta: Hemiptera ...
... , common names corn leaf aphid and corn aphid, is an insect, and a pest of maize and other crops. It has a ... In addition to feeding on maize, R. maidis infests a variety of cultivated grasses, including wheat, barley, oat, rye, sorghum ... The aphid population reaches a maximum late in the summer. Dense populations of R. maidis on maize (Zea mays) can cause direct ... Among aphids that feed on maize, it is the most commonly encountered and most economically damaging, particularly in tropical ...
... or the Russian wheat aphid -Diuraphis noxia - (A. albipodus Hayat & Fatima, A. asychis Walker, and A. varipes (Foerster). About ... "Release and recovery of imported parasitoids of the Russian wheat aphid in eastern Colorado". Southwest. Entomol. 20: 125-129. ... Several of the species are important because they parasitize agricultural pests, such as the soybean aphid (Aphis glycines) ...
When ground into flour, maize yields more flour with much less bran than wheat does. It lacks the protein gluten of wheat and, ... A maize mutant (bx) lacking DIMBOA is highly susceptible to attack by aphids and fungi. DIMBOA is also responsible for the ... Spanish settlers far preferred wheat bread to maize, cassava, or potatoes. Maize flour could not be substituted for wheat for ... A raw yellow dent corn B raw unenriched long-grain white rice C raw hard red winter wheat D raw potato with flesh and skin E ...
Palm aphid)". "Fruit fly". www.agric.wa.gov.au. "Corythucha ciliata (Sycamore lace bug)". "Diuraphis noxia (Russian wheat aphid ... green citrus aphid) Cerataphis lataniae (palm aphid) Elatobium abietinum (green spruce aphid) Pineus pini (pine woolly aphid) ... Russian wheat aphid) Eulachnus rileyi (pine needle aphid) Euwallacea fornicatus (tea shot hole borer) Frankliniella ... "Phylacteophaga froggatti (Leafblister sawfly)". "Pineus pini (Pine woolly aphid)". "Sitobion miscanthi (Indian grain aphid)". [ ...
Kindler, S.D.; Breen, J.P.; Springer, T.L. (1991). "Reproduction and damage by Russian wheat aphid (Homoptera:Aphididae) as ... doi:10.1016/0167-8809(93)90049-U. Latch, G.C.M.; Christensen, M.J.; Gaynor, D.L. (1985). "Aphid detection of endophytic ... "Response of the entomopathogenic fungus Pandora neoaphidis to aphid-induced plant volatiles". Journal of Invertebrate Pathology ...
Other kinds of insects (specialised sawflies and aphids) sequester glucosinolates. In specialised aphids, but not in sawflies, ... Wheat, C. W.; Vogel, H.; Wittstock, U.; Braby, M. F.; Underwood, D.; Mitchell-Olds, T. (2007). "The genetic basis of a plant ... but also certain aphids, moths, such as the southern armyworm, sawflies, and flea beetles.[citation needed] For instance, the ... "Spatial organization of the glucosinolate-myrosinase system in brassica specialist aphids is similar to that of the host plant ...
R. rufiabdominale is considered one of the most abundant aphids affecting wheat and grain crops in the United States. In both ... "Rice Root Aphid". www.padil.gov.au. Retrieved 14 July 2020. "AphID - Antennal tubercle". aphid.aphidnet.org. Retrieved 14 July ... Kindler, D.; Hesler, Louis; Elliott, N.; Royer, Tom; Giles, K. (2004-12-01). "Seasonal abundance of rice root aphid in wheat ... Like all aphids, reproduction is sexual and asexual, depending on the environmental conditions and host plant. Rice root aphids ...
Painter helped breed wheat cultivars that were resistant to Hessian fly, stem borers, and aphids. Painter's technique was to ...
It can also harbor pests such as the Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) and pathogenic fungi. Other Aegilops are weeds of ... The familiar common wheat (Triticum aestivum) arose when cultivated emmer wheat hybridized with Aegilops tauschii about 8,000 ... A. cylindrica, which is commonly known as jointed goatgrass, infests wheat fields, where it outcompetes wheat plants, reducing ... During the Mesolithic era, nomadic peoples found goatgrasses (Aegilops) growing wild, along with wild wheats and barleys, and ...
Aphids are often an indicator of other potential plant problems. In an agricultural setting, the pathogen can be controlled ... "Small Grain Wheat Diseases - Powdery Mildew". Archived from the original on 2002-12-23. "Sexual reproduction only second choice ... Aphids penetrate plant surfaces where they often reside and provide a host of potential inoculants through physical, digestive ... Typically woolly aphids in sub temperate climates precede and are an indicator of various infections, including Powdery mildew ...
Cereals that are used by this aphid as their secondary hosts include wheat, barley, oats and rye. Research in New Zealand ... Metopolophium dirhodum, the rose-grain aphid or rose-grass aphid, is a species of sap-sucking insect in the family Aphididae ... possibly because the lower leaves of wheat, on which the aphids tended to congregate, became senescent early in the year, ... The rose-grass aphid has an almost cosmopolitan distribution, being found in most parts of the world where its secondary hosts ...
The greenbug, or wheat aphid (Schizaphis graminum), is an aphid in the superfamily Aphidoidea in the order Hemiptera. It is a ... This aphid feeds almost exclusively on a range of grasses in the family Poaceae; genera attacked include Agropyron, Avena, ... When feeding on grasses, the aphids suck the sap and at first cause yellow or red spots on the leaves. As the greenbugs become ... As the leaves die back, the aphids move on to fresh foliage. The greenbug is the vector of several plant viruses including ...
Crops which support aphid populations include wheat, sorghum, sweet corn, alfalfa, soybeans, peas, beans, cotton, potatoes, ... Besides aphids, they include in their diet adelgids, mites, insect eggs (an example is fall webworm eggs) and small larvae. ... The adults and larvae feed primarily on aphids and the species has been used as a biological control agent. Based on name ... It has been found experimentally that interplanting a crop susceptible to aphid attack with a flowering plant such as the ...
... biological control agents of the Russian wheat aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae)" (PDF). Insect Science. 16: 277-285. doi:10.1111/j. ... asychis is a parasitoid wasp native to Eurasia that was introduced to North America to control the Russian wheat aphid. Recent ...
... with special reference to the Russian wheat aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae)". J Econ Entomol. 84: 140-147. doi:10.1093/jee/84.1. ... Hayman, BI; Lowe, AD (1961). "The transformation of counts of the cabbage aphid (Brevicovyne brassicae (L.))". NZ J Sci. 4: 271 ...
The potyviruses responsible for MLN are transmitted by several species of aphids and, in the case of wheat streak mosaic virus ... wheat curl mite. Disease is associated with the presence of maize thrips and the growth of several crops of maize annually. In ... wheat streak mosaic virus (WSMV), sugarcane mosaic virus (SCMV), Johnsongrass mosaic virus (JGMV) or others. Spread of the ... wheat, oats, sudan grass. The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources of Ethiopia recommend uprooting and burning of ...
Other kinds of insects (specialised sawflies and aphids) sequester glucosinolates.[19] In specialised aphids, but not in ... Wheat, C. W.; Vogel, H.; Wittstock, U.; Braby, M. F.; Underwood, D.; Mitchell-Olds, T. (2007). "The genetic basis of a plant ... but also certain aphids, moths, such as the southern armyworm, sawflies, and flea beetles.[citation needed] For instance, the ... leading to degradation of sequestered glucosinolates upon aphid tissue destruction.[20] This diverse panel of biochemical ...
... the Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) and the silverleaf whitefly (Bemisia argentifolii). Among mites, susceptible species ...
The Indian Grain Aphid (Sitobion miscanthi), also known as Sitobion (Sitobion) miscanthi, is an aphid in the superfamily ... It is a true bug and sucks sap from cereal plants, making it a pest of wheat production. A high-quality draft of the S. ... miscanthi genome 377.19 Mb in size was sequenced to help promote research on the lifestyle and feeding specificity of aphids ... "A chromosome-level draft genome of the grain aphid Sitobion miscanthi". GigaScience. 8 (8). doi:10.1093/gigascience/giz101. PMC ...
The initial introductions of this species in the United States were intended as a controlling agent for the Russian wheat aphid ... Propylea 14-punctata is entomophagous (insect-eating). It feeds on aphids, Aleyrodidae, Coccoidea, and on the larvae and eggs ...
Plants important in agriculture such as tobacco or wheat are often polyploid, compared to their ancestral species. Wheat has a ... For example, Buchnera, a symbiont of aphids has multiple copies of its chromosome, ranging from 10-400 copies per cell. However ... Other organisms have more than two copies of their chromosome types, such as bread wheat, which is hexaploid and has six copies ... Komaki K, Ishikawa H (March 2000). "Genomic copy number of intracellular bacterial symbionts of aphids varies in response to ...
The virus is transmitted from the phloem when the aphid feeds. When the aphid feeds, virions go to the aphid's hind gut, the ... Affected plants show a yellowing or reddening of leaves (on oats and some wheats), stunting, an upright posture of thickened ... bird cherry-oat aphid, Rhopalosiphum padi, grain aphid, S. avenae, and others including rose-grain aphid, Metopolophium ... the most severe strain carried by aphids (Bird cherry-oat aphid, Rhopalosiphum padi), RMV (Rhopalosiphum maidis) When aphids ...
Russian wheat aphid) [14] Euwallacea fornicatus (tea shot-hole borer) [15] Forficula auricularia (common earwig) [16] ... green citrus aphid) [9] Bruchophagus roddi (alfalfa seed chalcid) [10] Cerataphis lataniae (palm aphid) [11] Ceratitis capitata ... Indian grain aphid) [25] Solenopsis geminata (ginger ant) [26] Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm) [27] Spodoptera litura ( ...
... cicadas and aphids (Hemiptera), and spiders. Males defend territories in the grasslands the species inhabits. Females have a ... wheat), Themeda triandra (rooigras), and Senecio juniperinus (groundsel). They also feed upon both insects, including species ...
... to conduct an experimental trial wheat genetically modified to repel aphids. The researchers, led by John Pickett, wrote a ... "Source of GMO wheat in Oregon remains mystery". Associated Press. August 30, 2013. Allison M (June 18, 2013). "Wheat scare ... such as aphids, spider mites, and lygus bugs. Similar problems have been reported in India, with mealy bugs and aphids. Genes ... "GM wheat trial belongs in a laboratory". BBC News. May 2, 2012. "Don't Destroy Research Q & A". Sense About Science. July 25, ...
Gulban is made of peeled, half beans collected and well cooked with other grains such as wheat, peas and chickpeas. This is ... Broad bean plants are highly susceptible to early summer infestations of the black bean aphid, which can cover large sections ... To make Panetela combine and roast a cup of: fava bean (habas), barley, corn, wheat, rice and / or beans without allowing it to ...
Rice, wheat, and corn are all wind-pollinated, because this is true of all grasses. ...
Aphid (plant lice) → 진딧물 (D). 벌목, 6. *Hymenoptera → 벌목 (곤충) (D). *Ant → 개미 (A) ... Wheat → 밀 (B) *Spelt → 스펠트밀 (D). *Millet → 서곡 (곡물) (E). *Rye → 호밀 (D) ...
Wheat[C] Potatoes[D] Cassava[E] Soybeans, green[F] Sweet potatoes[G] Yams[Y] Sorghum[H] Plantain[Z] RDA ... the green peach aphid (Myzus persicae), the potato aphid, beet leafhoppers, thrips, and mites. The potato cyst nematode is a ... C raw hard red winter wheat. D raw potato with flesh and skin. E raw cassava. F raw green soybeans. G raw sweet potato. H raw ... As of 2014, potatoes were the world's fourth-largest food crop after maize (corn), wheat, and rice.[4] ...
But Bt cotton is ineffective against many cotton pests, however, such as plant bugs, stink bugs, and aphids; depending on ... The next earliest was also found at Mehrgarh: a collection of cotton seeds discovered amidst charred wheat and barley grains ...
A virulent form of the wheat disease, stem rust, strain Ug99, spread from Africa across to the Arabian Peninsula by 2007.[22] ... such as parasitoidal wasps which are able to control aphids and lepidopteran caterpillars. These ecosystems continuously ... Wheat stem rust is evolving new, virulent strains, threatening many low-diversity cultivars. ... including wheat, rice, sugar, maize, soybean (by +284%[9]), palm oil (by +173%[9]), and sunflower (by +246%[9]). Whereas ...
Wheat[C]. Potatoes[D]. Cassava[E]. Soybeans, green[F]. Sweet potatoes[G]. Yams[Y]. Sorghum[H]. Plantain[Z]. RDA ... Corn leaf aphid (Rhopalosiphum maidis). *Corn rootworms (Diabrotica spp) including Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera ... When ground into flour, maize yields more flour with much less bran than wheat does. It lacks the protein gluten of wheat and, ... Spanish settlers far preferred wheat bread to maize, cassava, or potatoes. Maize flour could not be substituted for wheat for ...
Sterling Evans (2007). Bound in twine: the history and ecology of the henequen-wheat complex for Mexico and the American and ... and cannabis aphid, Phorodon cannabis.[75] They cause injury by reducing plant vigour because they feed on the phloem of the ... in Winter Wheat". Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 36 (4-6): 629-634. doi:10.1081/CSS-200043303. ISSN 0010- ... The rice root aphid, Rhopalosiphum rufiabdominale, has also been reported but primarily affects indoor growing facilities.[75] ...
a b Chestnut mosaic virus : Transmission by the aphid Myzocallis castanicola on Chestnut tree. By J.-C. Desvignes and D. ... Their carbohydrate content compares with that of wheat[38] and rice. Chestnuts have twice as much starch as the potato on an as ... The oak aphid (Myzocallis castanicola) sucks on the apex of young shoots and leaves. Native to Europe and North America, it is ... Chestnut mosaic virus is probably transmitted by the oak aphid Myzocallis castanicola.[72] ...
WheatEdit. As of December 2017, genetically modified wheat has been evaluated in field trials, but has not been released ... Plums genetically engineered for resistance to plum pox, a disease carried by aphids ... Last updated: January 24, 2013 Wheat Background *^ "Petitions for Determination of Nonregulated Status". USDA. Retrieved 9 ...
The most common prey are aphids and spider mites, followed by scale insects, then other small prey such as whiteflies and ... Other important pests of this family are the wheat blossom midge Sitodiplosis mosellana, the asian rice gall midge (Orseolia ... Many are economically significant, especially the Hessian fly, a wheat pest, as the galls cause severe damage. ...
For example, soybeans, kiwi fruit, wheat, honey bees, and all livestock except the American bison and the turkey are non-native ... Some become invasive, for example the oleander aphid, accidentally introduced with the ornamental plant, oleander. ...
2008). "A Physical Map of the 1-Gigabase Bread Wheat Chromosome 3B". Science. 322 (5898): 101-104. doi:10.1126/science.1161847 ... Komaki K, Ishikawa H (2000). "Genomic copy number of intracellular bacterial symbionts of aphids varies in response to ...
A hybrid cereal grain was created in 1875, by crossing wheat and rye.[35] Since then important traits including dwarfing genes ... a costly virus that causes stunted growth which is carried in Johnson grass and spread by aphid insect vectors. These strands ... In 2014, Chinese researcher Gao Caixia filed patents on the creation of a strain of wheat that is resistant to powdery mildew. ... The researchers deleted all three copies of the genes from wheat's hexaploid genome. Gao used the TALENs and CRISPR gene ...
Spraying of especially wheat and corn in Europe is believed to have caused an 80 per cent decline in flying insects, which in ... Treated insects exhibit leg tremors, rapid wing motion, stylet withdrawal (aphids), disoriented movement, paralysis and death.[ ...
One example is wheat, which has the ability to express genes that make it resistant to leaf and stem rusts, and to the Hessian ... drought conditions favour different kinds of pests like aphids, whiteflies and locusts.[106] ... C will in turn decrease wheat, rice and corn yields by 10%.[113][116] ...
The vine and wheat ear have been frequently used as symbol of the blood and flesh of Christ, hence figuring as symbols (bread ... Phylloxera is an American root aphid that devastated V. vinifera vineyards in Europe when accidentally introduced in the late ...
Aphid (plant lice). Hymenoptera, 6. *Hymenoptera. *Ant. *Bee *Bumblebee. *Western honey bee ...
... "wheat", hence "food".[7] The related term parasitism appears in English from 1611.[8] ... aphids, and caterpillars are much like ectoparasites, attacking much larger plants; they serve as vectors of bacteria, fungi ...
... residue and a wheat (Triticum aestivum) cover crop. Weed Technol. 15: 467-473 Beard, J. 1973 Turfgrass: Science and Culture ... 2004 Alfalfa living mulch advances biological control of soybean aphid Why I Chose White Clover as a Living Mulch Living Mulch ...
The oak aphid (Myzocallis castanicola) sucks on the apex of young shoots and leaves. Native to Europe and North America, it is ... Their carbohydrate content compares with that of wheat and rice. Chestnuts have twice as much starch as the potato on an as-is ... Chestnut mosaic virus is probably transmitted by the oak aphid Myzocallis castanicola. Root rot is caused by the honey fungus ... Until the introduction of the potato, whole forest-dwelling communities which had scarce access to wheat flour relied on ...
At least some species require vectors such as aphids or mealybugs for their transmission from plant to plant. The viral RNA ... virus Rehmannia virus 1 Rose leaf rosette-associated virus Strawberry chlorotic fleck-associated virus Tobacco virus 1 Wheat ...
In winter wheat, one plant per m2 can cause a yield loss of up to 30 kg / ha. Centaurea cyanus produces around 800 seed per ... Furthermore, aphids and leafhoppers can cause relevant damage to Centaurea cyanus. Seeds are harvested either by hand or, in an ... In the past, it often grew as a weed in cornfields (in the broad sense of "corn", referring to grains, such as wheat, barley, ... Vincent van Gogh, Wheat Field with Cornflowers, 1890. Cornflower blue Other names include bluebottle, bluecap, blue blob, blue ...
In Kentucky wheat fields aphids reproduce asexually. That is to say all the aphids you see are female and all of their ... The bird cherry-oat aphid (BCOA)is the most common one found in wheat in the fall and winter and our most important vector of ... These aphids are common on corn or grain sorghum just as these plants begin to form a tassel. CLA can be found on wheat in the ... Wheat development has not reached Feeke s stage 4.0 Things to Consider. Aphid numbers alone do not give a clear answer. The ...
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Entomologist Dr Paul Umina has been closely involved in monitoring Russian wheat aphid and liaising with farmers, and hes ... GRDC Podcast: Russian Wheat Aphid Entomologist Dr Paul Umina has been closely involved in monitoring Russian wheat aphid and ... papers/2018/03/managing-insecticide-resistance-helicoverpa-armigera-green-peach-aphid-and-an-update-on-russian-wheat-aphid ... The cereal pest Russian wheat aphid was first detected in Australia two years ago in South Australias Mid North and has since ...
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... is a serious pest of wheat in South Africa and can cause up to 80% yield loss on susceptible cultivars if not controlled. ... Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) is a serious pest of wheat in South Africa and can cause up to 80% yield loss on ... Although present in Hungary, Russian wheat aphid is not an economically significant pest of wheat and this is possibly due to ... Germplasm identified as resistant in this study could be utilised in wheat breeding programmes to develop Russian wheat aphid ...
Aphid infestation on wheat also affects the flour that is made from infested wheat plants. Aphid feeding in wheat results in ... The species was probably transmitted through wheat imports. Russian wheat aphids are one of the most significant pests on wheat ... Lists general information and resources for Russian Wheat Aphid. Russian Wheat Aphid: An introduced pest of small grains in the ... The Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) is an aphid that can cause significant losses in cereal crops. The species was ...
Russian wheat aphid (RWA) (Photo 1) can damage cereal crops and reduce yields. ... Russian wheat aphid is established in Australia. Monitor carefully and manage where needed. ... Russian wheat aphid (RWA) (Photo 1) can damage cereal crops and reduce yields. Growers should implement the "FITE" strategy ( ... Russian wheat aphid survives on a wide range of host plants and can reproduce rapidly. ...
How do you get rid of them? For more information on Russian wheat aphids or help with control, call the experts at Orkin today ... Learn about Russian wheat aphids. Read about their life cycle, control, identification, behavior, and more. ... SIGNS OF A RUSSIAN WHEAT APHID INFESTATION Russian wheat aphids can be found on the young leaves of wheat crops. They prevent ... Russian wheat aphids are typically covered with a powdery wax coating.. BEHAVIOR, DIET & HABITS Russian wheat aphids can be ...
Scouting: Check at least 10 plants in four areas of the field for aphid presence. Economic threshold: Aphids present on at ...
Aphid-parasitoid community structure on genetically modified wheat. Simone von Burg, Frank J. F. van Veen, Fernando Álvarez- ... Aphid-parasitoid community structure on genetically modified wheat. Simone von Burg, Frank J. F. van Veen, Fernando Álvarez- ... Aphid-parasitoid community structure on genetically modified wheat Message Subject (Your Name) has sent you a message from ... We hypothesized that the GM of the wheat lines directly or indirectly affect aphids and that these effects cascade up to change ...
The genome of Diuraphis noxia, a global aphid pest of small grains. ...
... make sure you scout closely for aphids. Theres a good bet there will be more aphids than usual this fall because of the warm ... If you managed to get a good stand of wheat, ... Crops,Wheat. What to do if you have aphids in your wheat. Scott ... If you managed to get a good stand of wheat, make sure you scout closely for aphids. Theres a good bet we will have more ... aphids than usual this fall because of the warm weather.. If you are managing for high-yielding wheat, then protecting wheat ...
2006 by Gary Hein and John Thomas General Thresholds for Russian Wheat Aphid Season Crop Stage Treatment Threshold Level ... Type of Aphid. Seedling. Stage. Boot to. Heading Stage. Flowering. Stage. Milky Ripe. Stage. Milk to Medium. Dough Stage. ... English Grain Aphid. 30. 50. 5. 10. ,10. This list is not inclusive. See http://www.greenbook.net or other resources for ...
The result indicates that the PIS is sufficient to identify the wheat aphids and this study can lay a foundation for further ... the spectral characteristics between normal and aphid-infested wheat leaves were compared in spectral reflectance. Concerning ... which shows that the reflectance of normal wheat leaf is less than that of the serious level. Conversely, it is greater in the ... due to the influence of aphid. Specifically, in the visible spectrum (500-701 nm), the maximum delta (the maximum value minus ...
Contact Australias Department of Agriculture and Water Resources if you see Russian wheat aphids in imported plant material, ... Everyone needs to keep an eye out for Russian wheat aphid.. Russian wheat aphid may occur on contaminated plant material, on ... Russian wheat aphid has a great economic impact on cereal crops. Although it causes damage to the leaves and flowers of wheat ... Wheat and barley are the most important cultivated hosts of the aphid and can provide suitable habitat for the aphid for most ...
Results for the glasshouse-reared aphids followed a similar pattern to those in the field, and overall they underline recent ... Longevity was unaffected by the level of fertilisation, but aphid intrinsic rate of increase and fecundity increased with each ... The effects of five rates of nitrogen fertiliser applications on the performance of the cereal aphid Metopolophium dirhodum on ... winter wheat, within the range of rates recommended for UK crops, were investigated over two seasons in field-grown crops and ...
Aphids Apparent In Kansas Wheat, But Natural Predators At Work. Aphids Apparent In Kansas Wheat, But Natural Predators At Work ... Aphid populations increased around the state due to immigration of the insects from the south and local reproduction, according ... "There are still aphids in most fields but not at treatment thresholds, for the most part," Whitworth said. "Insecticide ... So if there are a few resistant aphids, they will rapidly produce more resistant individuals, especially since the beneficial ...
GMO Wheat Designed to Repel Aphids Doesnt Repel Aphids. Recent field-scale tests of GMO wheat designed to repel aphids have ... The new GMO wheat was theorized to be able to repel aphids via the ability to produce a "special smell", that supposedly the ... The GMO wheat designed to repel aphids was a total flop - one that cost several million dollars it should be remembered. ... It is not clear why the GM crop failed to work as expected but scientists said the aphids may have simply become attuned to the ...
Russian wheat aphids on a leaf, showing damage to the leaf, and different forms and multiple generations of the aphid. Photo: ... Wingless adult Russian wheat aphid adult, showing lack of siphuncles (exhaust pipes) and the presence of a double tail end ... The decision was made by the National Management Group on Russian wheat aphid (RWA) based on advice from the Consultative ... Following the decision that the newly arrived pest Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) is not eradicable, growers are advised ...
... Diuraphis noxia. The Russian wheat aphid eats all types of grasses but is a major pest species for wheat ... About the Russian wheat aphid. This wheat aphid was first found in the Ukraine, then parts of Russia. It has spread to most ... The aphids toxic saliva causes the wheat leaf to curl and wrap around the flowering head of the plant. This stops the wheat ... The Russian wheat aphid likes the same kind of climates as wheat. It prefers drier conditions, it doesnt thrive in wetter ...
Russian wheat aphid - How to recognise it. Weve created a fact sheet so you will be able to recognise Russian wheat aphid if ... Russian wheat aphid. Photo by Frank Peairs, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org ... Russian wheat aphid - the FITE strategy. The Grains Research and Development Corporation has developed the FITE strategy ... against Russian wheat aphids. The four steps of the FITE strategy are:. *FIND - look for aphids and the characteristic plant ...
Life History of the Bird Cherry-Oat Aphid, Rhopalosiphum padi (Homoptera: Aphididae), on Transgenic and Untransformed Wheat ... or challenged with virus-free aphids under laboratory conditions. Two transgenic soft white winter wheat genotypes (103.1J and ... E. S. Jiménez-Martínez, N. A. Bosque-Pérez, P. H. Berger, and R. S. Zemetra "Life History of the Bird Cherry-Oat Aphid, ... Influence of Aphid Species and Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus on... Insect Infestations, Incidence of Viral Plant Diseases, and ...
Uncertainty analysis applied to supervised control of aphids and brown rust in winter wheat. Part 2. Relative importance of ...
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  • Entomologist Dr Paul Umina has been closely involved in monitoring Russian wheat aphid and liaising with farmers, and he's gained some valuable insights into the pest's behaviour, identification, agronomic management and strategies for prevention. (grdc.com.au)
  • The Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) is an aphid that can cause significant losses in cereal crops. (wikipedia.org)
  • Russian wheat aphid ( Diuraphis noxia) is a serious pest of wheat in South Africa and can cause up to 80% yield loss on susceptible cultivars if not controlled. (springer.com)
  • Du Toit, F. (1988): A Greenhouse screening test for screening wheat seedlings for resistance to the Russian wheat aphid Diuraphis noxia (Homoptera: Aphididae). (springer.com)
  • Tolmay, V.L. (1995): The inheritance and mechanisms of Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) resistance in two Triticum aestivum lines. (springer.com)
  • Walters, M.C. (1984): Progress in Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia Mord. (springer.com)
  • The genome of Diuraphis noxia, a global aphid pest of small grains. (genome.jp)
  • Following the decision that the newly arrived pest Russian wheat aphid ( Diuraphis noxia ) is not eradicable, growers are advised to seek advice from their department of agriculture or the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) about how to manage the pest in cereal crops. (farmbiosecurity.com.au)
  • Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) is an international wheat pest and was first recorded in South Africa in 1978 in the Bethlehem area in the Eastern Free State. (scirp.org)
  • Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia (Kurdjumov)) has spread from its native area in central Asia [1] to all the major wheat producing countries in the world, becoming an international wheat pest. (scirp.org)
  • The Russian wheat aphid (RWA: Diuraphis noxia) feeding damage (RWAFD), referred to as "hot spots", can be traced, indentified, and isolated from uninfested areas for site specific RWA control using remote sensing techniques. (deepdyve.com)
  • The Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis noxia (Kurdjumov) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) (RWA), is an important pest in the U.S. Western Plains, causing hundreds of millions of dollars of losses to wheat and barley production through reduced yields and insecticide application costs. (k-state.edu)
  • Russian wheat aphid ( Diuraphis noxia ) is a major field pest of wheat and barley in many grain producing countries. (nsw.gov.au)
  • Short, Gram-negative-staining, rod-shaped bacteria were isolated from crushed bodies of Russian wheat aphid [ Diuraphis noxia (Kurdjumov)] and artificial diets after Russian wheat aphid feeding. (microbiologyresearch.org)
  • Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis noxia , is a small green aphid whose feeding produces strong plant symptoms due to the injection of saliva into the plant. (tas.gov.au)
  • In an excellent example of scientific collaboration spanning borders and generations, Mustapha El-Bouhssini, entomologist at the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), screened wheat breeding lines from the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) under glasshouse infestations of Russian wheat aphid ( Diuraphis noxia ), a major global pest of wheat. (wheat.org)
  • The Russian wheat aphid (RWA), Diuraphis noxia (Kurdjumov), is an important pest of small-grain cereals, particularly wheat, worldwide. (edu.au)
  • We theorise that this holds true for Russian wheat aphid (RWA, Diuraphis noxia ) , which overall, has not been an issue in establishing cereals this season. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • In a new study, the Russian wheat aphid ( Diuraphis noxia ) has been shown to be able to hybridize with the native western wheat aphid into progeny that could be more adaptive and virulent to wheat and barley than either parent. (entomologytoday.org)
  • Since the 1980s, the Russian wheat aphid ( Diuraphis noxia ) has caused $850 million in damage to United States wheat and barley crops, largely because it produces distinct strains, or biotypes, with virulence that can overcome resistance genes or otherwise cause increased damage in host plants. (entomologytoday.org)
  • In 2013, scientists found that during the fall sexual reproductive season in western Colorado it infested the same grass host-crested wheat grass-as the native western wheat aphid ( Diuraphis tritici) , creating an environment that might well encourage hybridization in nature. (entomologytoday.org)
  • Russian wheat aphid (RWA), Diuraphis noxia (Kurdjumov), is a serious pest of cereals in many parts of the world, particularly in dry areas. (cgiar.org)
  • Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis noxia , is a global wheat pest, which utilises wheat as its main host, with a limited number of alternative hosts. (grainsa.co.za)
  • Here, multimodel synthesis was used to develop a spatiotemporal model predicting the density of a key pest of wheat, the Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis noxia Kurdjumov). (uvm.edu)
  • The Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphis noxia (Kurdjumov) is a serious pest of small grains, such as wheat and barley. (uvm.edu)
  • Diuraphis noxia (Kurdjumov) in die Oos Vrystaat tussen 2003 en 2006 te bepaal. (ufs.ac.za)
  • Developing resistant wheat varieties to the Diuraphis noxia Kurdjumov (Russian Wheat Aphid) (Homoptera:Aphididae). (ege.edu.tr)
  • The Russian wheat aphid (RWA), Diuraphis noxia (Mordvilko) (Homoptera: Aphididae), is a major pest of small grains. (pbcrc.com.au)
  • Russian wheat aphids are one of the most significant pests on wheat in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is possible that natural enemies in that area limit the abundance of the aphids, therefore preventing them from becoming pests. (wikipedia.org)
  • Russian wheat aphids are considered one of the most invasive pests of small grains in the world and many efforts have been made to control their populations. (orkin.com)
  • Results from the five-year project published in the journal Scientific Reports on Thursday showed the GM wheat did not repel aphid pests in the field as hoped, despite initial success in laboratory tests. (eatdrinkbetter.com)
  • The decision was made by the National Management Group on Russian wheat aphid (RWA) based on advice from the Consultative Committee on Emergency Plant Pests. (farmbiosecurity.com.au)
  • The advice on managing the aphid is that, like other pests, growers should consider the economic thresholds of when to spray for RWA. (farmbiosecurity.com.au)
  • Russian wheat aphid has been included in the list of important international cereal pests. (scirp.org)
  • This project will provide many novel approaches to the study of the effects of climate warming on insect pests using a system insect-virus vector on wheat crop as a model system. (omicsonline.org)
  • Among the different insect pests, 29 species of the aphid are infested the wheat crop [ 4 ]. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Schizaphis graminum and Rhopalosiphum padi are serious pests of cereal crops, particularly wheat that may cause harm to plants by feeding on them and by transmitting the Barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) (Luteoviridae: Luteovirus) in a persistent and non-proliferative manner [1-4]. (researchsquare.com)
  • The aphids ( S. graminum and R. padi ) and viruses (BYDV-GAV and WDV) used in our study are important insect pests and viral pathogens that often occur together on the same host plant in agro-ecosystems. (researchsquare.com)
  • Aphids are major insect pests of cereal crops, acting as virus vectors as well as causing direct damage. (salford.ac.uk)
  • This is an ideal situation for most wheat pests, i.e. (k-state.edu)
  • To explore the potential of crop genotypic diversity for managing insect pests, we used a wheat-aphid-lady beetle model system. (elsevier.com)
  • Work continues at Murdoch's Plant Biotechnology Research Group to develop other ways of controlling aphid pests and protecting crop plants. (russia-now.com)
  • Resistance to pests in wheat is a valuable trait for farmers and the environment," said Crespo-Herrera. (wheat.org)
  • The text comprises a brief description of the major wheat and triticale diseases, insect pests, nematodes, physiologic and genetic disorders, and mineral and environmental stresses. (usda.gov)
  • In this study we investigated the spatial and temporal distribution of aphid pests (Sitobion avenae and Metopolophium dirhodum) within winter wheat fields. (researchbank.ac.nz)
  • Dr Broughton said inspecting the edges of wheat, barley and oat crops, where pests often colonise first, or where plants are under stress and looking for damage near the base of newly emerged leaves was most effective. (iapps2010.me)
  • While this is always within the realm of possibilities, these aphid pests do not like sunlight and will typically not be in the head at these early stages due to the high amount of sunlight that is present. (osucrops.com)
  • Aphids are economically important pests that cause extensive feeding damage and transmit viruses. (frontiersin.org)
  • Aphids are major economic pests that cause yield losses worldwide, especially in temperate regions ( Blackman and Eastop, 2000 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • images of damage of Russian wheat aphid from IPM of insect pests - Russian Wheat Aphid project: Evaluation of durum wheat for Russian wheat aphid resistance experiment 2000. (cgiar.org)
  • These observations emphasise the value of intercropping and crop rotation in managing insect pests and can serve as model for Russian wheat aphid management in areas where wheat and barley are still the predominant crops. (grainsa.co.za)
  • A controversial trial of genetically modified (GM) wheat has failed to repel pests any more effectively than ordinary crops, scientists have found. (prn.fm)
  • Aphid life cycles are very complicated and vary considerably between species and even between individual populations of the same species. (uky.edu)
  • Aphid populations can overwinter through temperatures between 0 and 5 degrees Celsius. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, I prefer that you scout first and make this application if and when aphid populations reach 3 or more per foot of row but before populations exceed 8 or more aphids per foot. (deltafarmpress.com)
  • We can often ride low aphid populations into winter during a normal/cooler fall and them clean them up in late winter. (deltafarmpress.com)
  • All invasive populations of Russian wheat aphid outside its natural range have an anholocyclic life cycle and are parthenogenetic (reproduce without needing to mate). (agriculture.gov.au)
  • Aphid populations increased around the state due to immigration of the insects from the south and local reproduction, according to a Kansas State University entomologist. (croplife.com)
  • Aphid populations are also strongly regulated by weather conditions. (farmbiosecurity.com.au)
  • Sampling of RWA, other cereal aphids, and natural enemy populations was conducted on four dates from mid May through early July. (k-state.edu)
  • The RWA-resistant barley varieties had no negative impact on populations of other cereal aphids compared to those found on the susceptible variety, Otis at any of the three research sites. (k-state.edu)
  • There was also no clear response of populations of other cereal aphids to different planting date. (k-state.edu)
  • Russian wheat aphid may be present in mixed populations. (nsw.gov.au)
  • These aphids usually do not build up in sufficient populations to stress wheat or impact yield, especially when growing conditions are good, which they have been for the last couple of weeks. (k-state.edu)
  • Wheat fields sampled in NC Kansas over the last week have diminishing populations of aphids. (k-state.edu)
  • However, lady beetles are still quite plentiful which should bode well for not allowing the aphid populations to rebound. (k-state.edu)
  • We found that genotypic diversity did not strongly influence aphid populations at the stand level, but did stabilize populations. (elsevier.com)
  • At the individual plant level, populations on certain varieties differed in mixtures from what would be expected based on populations on the variety in monocultures, including one that consistently hosted lower aphid populations when it was grown in mixtures. (elsevier.com)
  • When we then tested five of the most promising mixtures, we found none decreased aphid populations compared to monocultures. (elsevier.com)
  • Diversity of the surrounding neighborhood significantly influenced aphid populations on individual plants of certain varieties. (elsevier.com)
  • Some predators do take action and help keep aphids populations below threshold. (fieldcropnews.com)
  • On-farm trials done in Ontario have not found an economic benefit to spraying aphids, though if populations reach an average of 12-15 aphids per stem prior to heading, an insecticide application may be required, though again, this is a rare event in Ontario. (fieldcropnews.com)
  • Beneficial insects do a relatively good job of controlling aphid populations so consideration should be given to how the beneficial insects are dealing with the aphids before applying an insecticide since the registered insecticides will harm the beneficial insects as well. (fieldcropnews.com)
  • Aphid populations can build up rapidly with increasing temperatures, particularly when crops are stressed. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • Generally, aphid populations start to increase with the onset of spring, so watch this space for updates. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • This aphid is also known to infest corn and populations can be very abundant in the fall on winter wheat. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • Volunteer cereals should be removed to prevent the buildup of aphid populations in the field prior to planting. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • However, even if in-field populations are reduced, aphids are capable of flying from neighboring fields so infestation is still possible. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • Because the insecticides are present in plant tissue, they are reported to reduce the incidence of BYDV by managing aphid populations before the virus is vectored to the wheat. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • In general, the number of aphids colonizing the winter grains in autumn is largely dependent on the populations that have built up on grasses during the late summer. (kygrains.info)
  • whereas drought spells may produce aphids with heavier weights, but in general it is difficult to predict aphid populations for earlier stages of winter wheat development. (kygrains.info)
  • For this reason, growers and consultants need to continue scouting and monitoring for aphid populations to detect populations that may develop resistance to insecticide treated seeds. (kygrains.info)
  • In some fields, natural enemy populations seem to be building in response to the soybean aphids. (pembinavalleyonline.com)
  • This coincided with a gradual decrease in fields not infested by Russian wheat aphid from 2014 to 2016, indicating an increase in Russian wheat aphid populations in the Western Cape (Graph 1). (grainsa.co.za)
  • This resulted in Russian wheat aphid populations being limited to certain habitat patches. (grainsa.co.za)
  • This book deals with the use of modern genetical techniques and some morphological characters to estimate genetic variability among Egyptian populations of aphids. (morebooks.de)
  • In oat, all insecticide treatments reduced aphid populations and percent- age aphid~infested plants, with a residual action of ca. 25 d. (valpo.edu)
  • Predation by Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) contributed to the overall reduction of spring populations of cereal aphids in wheat and oat. (valpo.edu)
  • BYD is a virus disease that is moved from grasses and some crops to and within wheat fields by aphids. (uky.edu)
  • Host plants: cereal grain crops including wheat and barley and to a lesser extent, wild grasses such as wheatgrasses, brome-grasses, ryegrasses and anything in the grass family. (wikipedia.org)
  • Host control consists of raising crops that possess genes that may contribute to aphid resistance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Russian wheat aphid (RWA) (Photo 1) can damage cereal crops and reduce yields. (grdc.com.au)
  • Russian wheat aphids can be found on the young leaves of wheat crops. (orkin.com)
  • Russian wheat aphid has a great economic impact on cereal crops. (agriculture.gov.au)
  • Grain growers are advised by the Russian Wheat Aphid National Technical Group to monitor their crops for infestations of the newly introduced Russian wheat aphid and to report suspected infestations but to hold off spraying wherever possible until spring. (agriculture.gov.au)
  • The effects of five rates of nitrogen fertiliser applications on the performance of the cereal aphid Metopolophium dirhodum on winter wheat, within the range of rates recommended for UK crops, were investigated over two seasons in field-grown crops and also on plants grown in the glasshouse. (mdpi.com)
  • RWA can infest a large variety of cereal crops - wheat, barley, oats, rye, triticale and rice and other grass species. (farmbiosecurity.com.au)
  • Although the aphid is considered a serious pest, it isn't yet known how it will affect crops in Australia. (farmbiosecurity.com.au)
  • For handy reference, the app contains pictures both of the aphids that feed on the crops and the beneficial insects that feed on the aphids. (realagriculture.com)
  • Among cereal crops, wheat ( Triticum aestivum L.) is an important staple food for human. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Aphid is the key sucking pest of wheat and other crops. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Scout for symptomatic tillers in host crops and inspect for aphids. (nsw.gov.au)
  • Growers could be caught napping after aphids started to arrive in cereal and oilseed rape crops several weeks earlier than initially forecast. (fwi.co.uk)
  • Delayed drilling of some spring cereals crops because of soggy soil conditions will likely result in later emergence, with seedlings facing a greater risk of aphid-transmitted diseases such as barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV). (fwi.co.uk)
  • Meanwhile, oilseed rape growers and agronomists are reporting large numbers of mealy cabbage aphids in crops, particularly in the South West and Midlands. (fwi.co.uk)
  • The Russian wheat aphid is a serious pest of wheat and barley causing yield losses of between 20 to 100 per cent in affected crops. (farmbizafrica.com)
  • The dreadful pest mostly destroys wheat and barley, but attacks other cereal crops too. (pestcontrolnorthbrisbane.com.au)
  • According to Professor Frank Peairs, an Entomologist from Colorado State University in the United States who has spent years looking at the biology and management of the pest , some areas have experienced loss of about 50 per cent of wheat and up to 80 to 90 per cent in barley crops. (pestcontrolnorthbrisbane.com.au)
  • The aphids begin to appear in crops in April and May and their population peaks in July, the month most common for harvesting wheat in the state. (colostate.edu)
  • They often survive in host plants such as wheatgrass and barley and begin to winter in wheat crops in October and November, shortly after they are planted. (colostate.edu)
  • The Federal Government has issued an alert to farmers of the threat the aphid poses to crops. (russia-now.com)
  • If untreated, the pest could cause a 70 per cent loss to wheat crops and completely destroy barley yield, costing Australian agriculture billions of dollars. (russia-now.com)
  • If the aphids found in South Australia are similar to those screened by Surendran's study, Murdoch University will hold the key to protecting Australia's cereal crops. (russia-now.com)
  • Russian wheat aphid , a serious insect pest of wheat, barley and some other cereal crops has been detected near Cressy in Tasmania. (tas.gov.au)
  • The damage to cereal crops from the Russian wheat aphid (RWA) was first described in the early 1900's in Russia, and over the next 100 years it's made a global tour through countries including South Africa, Mexico and the United States, ending up most recently being detected in Australia in 2016. (bayer.com.au)
  • Increasing temperatures and, in some regions, moisture stressed cereal crops, have led to rapid aphid build up. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • Oat aphids ( Rhopalosiphum padi ), predominantly, and corn aphids ( Rhopalosiphum maidis ) have been colonising cereal crops, in some cases in very large numbers, within the north-eastern Wimmera and eastern Mallee districts of Victoria, as well in the Central West Slopes & Plains district of NSW. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • Oat aphids have been recorded in moderate to high numbers within wheat and barley crops near and to the west of Forbes in the NSW Central West Slopes & Plains district. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • In some cases more than 200 aphids per tiller were recorded, with the highest numbers occurring along fence lines within the crops. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • Similarly, oat aphids have been building up in cereal crops near Ouyen in the Victorian Mallee, with pressure varying from 1-2 per plant to several hundred per plant. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • Signs of parasitism (aphid mummies) in these crops are increasing and in some cases keeping aphid number in check, while other paddocks have needed to be sprayed. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • Three barley crops, two in the Victorian Wimmera (one in Charlton and one near Donald), and one south-west of Swan Hill in the Victorian Mallee have required spraying for cereal aphids, with over 100 aphids per tiller in the edges of the paddocks. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • Presence of aphid 'mummies' in crops is an indicator that parasitism has been occurring for sometime and that many more aphids are also likely to have been parasitised. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • As a rule of thumb, pre-booting crops can tolerate up to 10 aphids on 20% or less of tillers, before economic loss arises from direct feeding. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • Post-booting crops can tolerate 15 aphids on 50% or less of tillers. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • Crops that are not moisture stressed have a greater ability to compensate for aphid damage and will generally be able to tolerate far higher infestations than moisture stressed plants before a yield loss occurs. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • Russian Wheat Aphid has been found on wheat crops in the northern Mallee. (graincentral.com)
  • THERE have been recent reports of Russian wheat aphid (RWA) activity in wheat crops in Victoria's northern Mallee, particularly around Tooleybuc and Manangatang. (graincentral.com)
  • Predominately detected in crops not treated with Gaucho at sowing, growers should prioritise inspecting these paddocks and look for aphids at the base of curled or rolling leaves with white/pink streaks running the length of the leaf. (graincentral.com)
  • RWA infestations aren't believed to be widespread due to a lack of a green bridge over summer resulting in low aphid pressure so far however cereal crops still need to be constantly monitored as the season progresses. (graincentral.com)
  • Bird cherry oat aphids overwinter as eggs on Prunus species, and migrate to cereal crops in the late spring to early summer. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • Recently, as part of the effort to understand the Russian aphid, Puterka has demonstrated that it can hybridize a native aphid, potentially increasing the threat to crops. (entomologytoday.org)
  • A sighting of Russian wheat aphid, which was discovered in South Australia in 2016 and subsequently in Victoria, parts of New South Wales and Tasmania, has been confirmed in two wheat crops north of Esperance. (iapps2010.me)
  • Grain growers and consultants have been urged to survey cereal crops and grassy weeds for aphids and report any activity. (iapps2010.me)
  • A lot has been learned from the research and growers' experiences interstate about how cereal crops respond to Russian wheat aphid and how best to manage the pest. (iapps2010.me)
  • Chemical permits are available to control Russian wheat aphids in grains crops, with more information available from the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority's website. (iapps2010.me)
  • Wheat crops that are flowering now in northeast NC are at moderate risk of scab. (ncsu.edu)
  • However, some aphid species are considered polyphagous and are able to infest plants in many families, including important crops. (frontiersin.org)
  • In contrast, Myzus persicae (green peach aphid) can infest over 400 plant species, mostly dicotyledonous plants, in over 40 families ( Blackman and Eastop, 2000 ), including many important crops. (frontiersin.org)
  • Most aphid species produce multiple asexual generations through parthenogenesis during spring and summer, when secondary hosts, including many crops, are readily available, and enter a sexual life stage in autumn when the days become shorter and the temperature falls. (frontiersin.org)
  • I contacted the Department over 5 months ago, as we border the area being treated, for information & last week received a letter telling me of treatment of cereal crops for Russian Wheat Aphid, in the west of Victoria with Pirimicarb & chlorpyrifos & other chemicals. (honeyflow.com)
  • As to the aphid & cereal crops, it was more frustration that the Dept. had taken so long to reply to me & with material so irrelevant. (honeyflow.com)
  • The decrease in wheat cultivation is mainly a result of dryland wheat producers in the summer rainfall area (Free State), shifting from wheat to summer crops like maize and soybeans. (grainsa.co.za)
  • Climatic records indicate above-average temperatures and reduced rainfall occurred in the Eastern Free State in 2003 to 2005 probably contributing to widespread RWA damage on dryland wheat crops. (ufs.ac.za)
  • Jul 19, 2016 Before soybean aphid was identified as a pest of soybean in the U.S. in 2000, insecticide applications to northern soybean crops were rare, targeting sporadic insect and mite outbreaks. (agfax.com)
  • Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and brassica (Brassica compestris L.) are the important crops in barani areas. (bookwire.com)
  • Percentage of aphid-infested plants revealed relatively Wlder differences among tratments than total number of aphids in both test crops. (valpo.edu)
  • In laboratory tests, aphids avoided treated crops. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bird cherry-oat aphid (BCOA) is the most common one found in wheat in the fall and winter and our most important vector of BYDV. (uky.edu)
  • Its body is flatter and longer than the bird cherry oat aphid. (uky.edu)
  • Heath Sanders, OSU southwest area agronomist, reports of some wheat fields infested with bird cherry-oat aphids. (no-tillfarmer.com)
  • Greenbug infestations results in visible injury to the plants, but bird cherry-oat aphid infestations do not produce visible damage and may go unnoticed. (no-tillfarmer.com)
  • If 5-10% of bird-cherry oat aphids are mummies, more than 90% of the rest are also parasitized, and control is probably not warranted. (no-tillfarmer.com)
  • If aphids are mostly bird cherry-oat aphids, count the number of aphids on each of 25 randomly selected tillers across a zigzag transect of the field and note mummy activity. (no-tillfarmer.com)
  • Here is a Table of Preventable Loss estimates for bird cherry-oat aphids for expected yields of 30 to 50 bushels per acre, expected wheat prices of $3.00, $3.50, and $4.00 per bushel, and bird cherry-oat aphid numbers of 10-20, 20 to 40, and over 40 per tiller. (no-tillfarmer.com)
  • Scouting in Jagalene near Stillwater revealed stunted and yellowing spots heavily infested with aphids (both bird cherry-oat aphids and greenbug) as well as some 'new' leaf rust pustules up on higher leaves. (agfax.com)
  • A trace of bird cherry oat aphid. (agfax.com)
  • Bird cherry-oat aphids are being found in suction traps right across the UK and the grain aphid has made its first appearance in 2016 after it was recorded in Herefordshire. (fwi.co.uk)
  • English grain and bird cherry-oat aphids are the two most commonly observed so far. (k-state.edu)
  • Hessian flies, winter grain mites, wheat curl mite, and the wheat aphids (mainly greenbugs, bird cherry oat and English grain) as well as the pathogens they may vector. (k-state.edu)
  • Wheat aphids, primarily greenbugs, but bird cherry oat and English grain aphids as well, continue to migrate into wheat fields all over the state. (k-state.edu)
  • The aphids I found were bird cherry-oat aphids, which UGA Extension Grain Entomologist Dr. David Buntin says is the main species that transmits BYD virus in the winter. (thomascountyag.com)
  • Bird cherry-oat aphids and greenbugs made the news this fall, with infestations in winter wheat fields reported across central and south-central South Dakota. (pharmcosd.com)
  • The recommendation is to treat with insecticides if there are on average, 20 bird cherry-oat aphids per plant or 15 to 25 per linear foot of row from seedling emergence in the fall to heading stage of wheat the following spring. (pharmcosd.com)
  • The most common are bird cherry oat aphids (Figure 1) and corn leaf aphids (Figure 2), though English grain aphid and greenbugs can sometimes be found. (fieldcropnews.com)
  • Bird Cherry Oat Aphids. (fieldcropnews.com)
  • There are four species of aphids that will infest winter wheat in South Dakota: the bird cherry oat aphid, English grain aphid, greenbug , and Russian wheat aphid. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • While direct feeding injury is always a concern for yield, bird cherry oat aphid, English grain aphid, and greenbug are also vectors of Barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV). (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • The bird cherry oat aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi) and the English aphid (Sitobion avenae) are the most abundant aphid species in small grains in Kentucky. (kygrains.info)
  • Small grains are not planted during the summer in KY however, bird cherry oat and English aphids are present in alternative hosts. (kygrains.info)
  • In a study conducted in Chile, 76% of bird cherry oat aphids and 69% of English grain aphids fell from the wheat seedlings when rainfall was simulated (30 mm/h for 30 min), in comparison with 11 to 18.4% from control, not subjected to simulated rainfall. (kygrains.info)
  • Under natural rainfall (7.4 mm in 24 h), an average of 45 % of bird cherry oat aphids and English grain aphids were washed off the plants. (kygrains.info)
  • In Great Britain, warm, wet summers have been positively linked with large numbers of bird cherry oat aphid migrants in autumn. (kygrains.info)
  • By John Few, Tyler Mays, and David Drake - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agents - IPM Thrall, Hillsboro, and Commerce TX Rhopalosiphum padi commonly known as Bird cherry oat aphid (BCOA) is an insect pest of cereals and grasses that is readily appearing now in oat and wheat fields in Texas. (agrilife.org)
  • Russian wheat aphid (RWA) was initially found in South Australia and Victoria in 2016, and was subsequently found in NSW and Tasmania. (nsw.gov.au)
  • Kenya's wheat production decreased by 23.1 per cent from 214,700 tonnes recorded in 2016 to 165,200 tonnes in 2017 according to the 2018 economic survey report released by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in April this year. (farmbizafrica.com)
  • Russian Wheat Aphid Australia June 2016 There has been detection of Russian Wheat Aphid (RWA) in South Australia and Victoria. (caigeproject.org.au)
  • The biotype research involved screening the clones of aphid samples collected from 15 Australian RWA colonies in 2016. (thewaite.org)
  • Canadian farmers reported increased production of canola, soybean, oats and corn for grain in 2017, while wheat and barley production was lower than in 2016. (pembinavalleyonline.com)
  • To date, four Russian wheat aphid biotypes (RWASA1 - RWASA4) are recognised in South Africa and these were monitored throughout the wheat production areas of South Africa from 2010 to 2016. (grainsa.co.za)
  • In the winter rainfall region (Western Cape), however, the percentage of fields with no Russian wheat aphid infestation decreased from 2010 to 2016, indicating an increase in Russian wheat aphid infestation in these areas (Graph 1), notably by RWASA1. (grainsa.co.za)
  • In the irrigation areas (Northern Cape) the percentage of fields surveyed with no Russian wheat aphid infestation increased drastically during 2013 and then decreased gradually from 2014 to 2016 (Graph 1), implying an increased aphid prevalence during recent times. (grainsa.co.za)
  • The sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari, was discovered infesting grain sorghum in the southern United States in 2013 and has been a perennial pest through 2016. (usda.gov)
  • Apr 18, 2016 A new aphid pest of wheat, Sipha maydis, was found for the first time in South Carolina in April 2016. (agfax.com)
  • The study was conducted during (2015/2016 and 2016/2017) on bread wheat cultivars: Sahel1, Seds4, Gemaza9, Giza168, and Misr2 in Plant Protec. (uady.mx)
  • Russian wheat aphids can be found on grasses or the underside of small grain leaves all year long. (orkin.com)
  • Wheat grain heads may be bleached in appearance. (orkin.com)
  • The following rules of thumb also can help reduce the likelihood of an infestation: test soil regularly, remove any unused grains, plant spring grains early to prevent aphids from starting colonies, keep grain fields healthy since aphids tend to do well in stressed fields. (orkin.com)
  • The Russian wheat aphid is widespread in grain growing regions of the world. (agriculture.gov.au)
  • According to KNBS, Kenyans consume an estimated one million tonnes of wheat annuallywith the crop being the second most important cereal grain after maize in Kenya. (farmbizafrica.com)
  • I checked a small grain field yesterday afternoon and was noticing abundance of aphids. (thomascountyag.com)
  • The aphid damages wheat and other grains by injecting saliva into grain and sucking sap from plants. (colostate.edu)
  • The aphid can survive the winter in most areas of the state where wheat and grain is grown. (colostate.edu)
  • In Western Australia, wheat accounts for 70 per cent of annual grain production, generating up to $3billion for the State economy. (russia-now.com)
  • Although found in South Dakota, this aphid is rarely of economic concern for small grain farmers. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • The distinguishing characteristics for the English grain aphid are its black antennae, cornicles, and leg joints. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • The English grain aphid overwinters in southern states, and migrates to South Dakota in the spring. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • There has been a recent uptick in the amount of calls and reports we have been getting on the increasing presence of sugarcane aphids in the western grain sorghum production regions of Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas. (osucrops.com)
  • Probably the most challenging thing for consultants and producers working to manage grain sorghum in sorghum production is proper identification of sugarcane aphids in the field. (osucrops.com)
  • We can see sugarcane aphids in the heads but often much later in the season during grain fill or ripening when there is much less exposure to sun. (osucrops.com)
  • Thus a question comes up here, would the rainfalls (or the absence of them) in summer months (July to August) influence the small grain aphid abundances during early stages of small grains development (from mid-October to December). (kygrains.info)
  • 80% of small grain farmers to protect plants from aphids. (kygrains.info)
  • In a greenhouse experiment, we examined the effects of inorganic fertilization on the performance of the grain aphid (Sitobion avenae, F.), an important pest of wheat, under different conditions of soil fertility and water availability. (knaw.nl)
  • Six out of 10 grain sorghum lines that are at or near commercial release, were found to express good sources of resistance against the sugarcane aphid. (usda.gov)
  • Recent declines in wheat grain price may make positive returns above total cost impossible. (agrilife.org)
  • Apr 13, 2017 Rain hit hard earlier this week and drenched the county once again.Wheat is in grain fill to soft dough. (agfax.com)
  • Metopolophium dirhodum , Rhopalosiphum padi and Sitobion avenae are common cereal aphids in Europe [ 5 ]. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • The life history of Rhopalosiphum padi (L.) was monitored on transgenic and untransformed soft white winter wheat plants that were infected with Barley yellow dwarf virus (BLDV), noninfected, or challenged with virus-free aphids under laboratory conditions. (bioone.org)
  • Rhopalosiphum padi and R. maidis has been observed cohabiting on the same plant, there is a possible aphid attack strategy between the species that has not been studied and its sensitivity to climate warming conditions may play a role in reducing wheat production. (omicsonline.org)
  • Rhopalosiphum maidis, Rhopalosiphum padi, Schizaphis graminum and Sitobian avenae are the major aphid species of wheat in Pakistan, which cause huge yield losses in wheat crop. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Rhopalosiphum maidis , Rhopalosiphum padi , Schizaphis graminum and Sitobia avenae are the major aphid species of wheat in Pakistan. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Aphid also transmits the viruses in plant (vector) Rhopalosiphum padi transmits the Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) by direct feeding of the host [ 11 ]. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Rhopalosiphum padi can reduce the yield up to 600 kg/hectares in wheat [ 12 ]. (alliedacademies.org)
  • the oat bird-cherry aphid, Rhopalosiphum padi L. and the corn leaf aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidis (Fitch). (bluepenjournals.org)
  • In this study, we looked at transgenic disease-resistant wheat ( Triticum aestivum ) and its effect on aphid-parasitoid food webs. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • We studied this on two disease-resistant GM wheat lines ( Triticum aestivum ), their respective non-transformed controls and a conventional line. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is an important crop adapted to all agro-ecological zones of Lesotho. (scirp.org)
  • This study represents the first comprehensive analysis of gene regulation underlying the distinct categories of resistance afforded to wheat (Triticum aestivum, L.) by different Dn genes. (up.ac.za)
  • Our objectives were to (1) examine the use of spectral reflectance characteristics and changes in selected spectral vegetation indices to discern infested and uninfested wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) by RWA and (2) quantify the relationship between spectral vegetation indices and RWAFD. (deepdyve.com)
  • Effect of aphid species infestation on wheat crop, Triticum aestivum L. and its yield. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Wheat ( Triticum aestivum L .) is an important and healthy cereal diet which is consumed as a staple food in many parts all over the world. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Samples of this aphid were collected at three environmentally distinct Brazilian localities, Passo Fundo (RS), Jaguariuna (SP) and Dourados (MS). Alatae and apterous viviparous forms were reared on the BR- 35 wheat (Triticum aestivum) strain under controlled laboratory conditions and studied as to their variability in measures of body size and production of progeny. (ufrgs.br)
  • These include wheat ( Triticum aestivum ), barley ( Hordeum vulgare ), and durum wheat ( Triticum durum ). (nsw.gov.au)
  • Durum Wheat (Triticum durum Desf. (cgiar.org)
  • 1996) reported 55 viruses to which Triticum aestivum is susceptible, and Wiese (1987) described around 30 viruses that naturally infect wheat. (fao.org)
  • Ogle', and during the fall on winter wheat ( Triticum aestivum ) cv. (valpo.edu)
  • Aphid infestations (Homoptera: Aphididae) on spring oat ( Avena sativa ) cv. (valpo.edu)
  • Growers should be mindful of symptoms of Russian wheat aphid and notify local authorities such as state agriculture departments if they are suspected to be in a crop. (grdc.com.au)
  • The first case was identified in a wheat crop in South Australia's Mid North, and infestations now stretch into Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania. (grdc.com.au)
  • If you planted wheat as a cover crop in September or early October, it's possible that nearby production fields may inherit problems. (deltafarmpress.com)
  • When feasible, avoid planting production wheat immediately adjacent to an early-planted cover crop that also contains wheat. (deltafarmpress.com)
  • The Russian wheat aphid's host range also includes several non-crop grass species that occur in Australia. (agriculture.gov.au)
  • Recent field-scale tests of GMO wheat designed to repel aphids have shown the new GMO crop variety is nearly completely ineffective. (eatdrinkbetter.com)
  • While the crop survived human attack, however, it fared less well against the aphids. (eatdrinkbetter.com)
  • It is not clear why the GM crop failed to work as expected but scientists said the aphids may have simply become attuned to the constant alarm signal, in the same way that people get used a car alarm that never stops ringing. (eatdrinkbetter.com)
  • The first case of RWA was identified in a wheat crop at Tarlee in South Australia's Mid North on 13 May and it is now considered to be widespread in South Australia. (farmbiosecurity.com.au)
  • We already have soybean aphids in the Ontario crop. (realagriculture.com)
  • Armyworm is marching through the Ontario wheat crop. (realagriculture.com)
  • The study was conducted to check the effect of aphid density on wheat crop and its yield. (alliedacademies.org)
  • The main objective of our study is used to check the infestation level of aphid's species on wheat crop and also their effects on yield. (alliedacademies.org)
  • The sowing time of wheat crop was 26thNovember, 2017 and harvesting time was 15thApril, 2018. (alliedacademies.org)
  • The greatest dispersion in the length of general structures of the individuals obtained by the canonical discriminant function was for Passo Fundo, where climatic conditions are more severe and where aphids cause the most serious damage to wheat crop. (ufrgs.br)
  • The initial symptom of the disease is moderate yellowing of the wheat/barley with the crop appearing to be under drought duress even when there is no drought. (farmbizafrica.com)
  • The aphid causes the leaves to curl as the pest lives inside the tightly rolled leaves stunting the crop in the process. (farmbizafrica.com)
  • A new strain of Russian wheat aphid has been identified in Colorado by Colorado State University, causing crop losses on farms that still are recovering from the drought. (colostate.edu)
  • Since the voracious original strain of Russian wheat aphid entered Colorado in 1986, it has cost the state's 14,000 wheat farmers more than $132 million in crop losses and insecticide control efforts. (colostate.edu)
  • If left untreated, the aphid can destroy more than half of a crop. (colostate.edu)
  • A SEVERE stomach disorder which kills aphids feeding on older sugar beet plants could help protect the crop against virus. (fwi.co.uk)
  • At least one of the lines, which were developed through crosses of wheat with related crop and grass species, showed high levels of resistance. (wheat.org)
  • When determining economic thresholds for aphids, consideration of the moisture availability in the crop is important. (cesaraustralia.com)
  • At each location, 25 shoots were individually marked and aphid counts by observation conducted on 21 and 22 occasions as the crop matured, resulting in 43,050 and 45,100 counts being conducted in the two fields respectively. (researchbank.ac.nz)
  • The redistribution of aphids within the crop at the local scale is a vulnerability which could be used to disrupt population development - by mediating exposure to ground-active natural enemies and by incurring a metabolic cost caused by the physiological demands to re-establish on a nearby host plants. (researchbank.ac.nz)
  • Canada's wheat crop had a number of mentions in Tuesday's USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) Report. (pembinavalleyonline.com)
  • Durum wheat is an important food crop in the world and an endemic species of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). (cgiar.org)
  • This aphid cannot survive on any of the other crop plants commonly cultivated in South Africa. (grainsa.co.za)
  • [email protected] Early spring is an important time to assess the wheat crop and determine end goals and marketing options that will maximize revenue. (agrilife.org)
  • In Pakistan, the wheat crop is cultivated over an area of 8.033 million hectares engaging 33 percent of the cultivated area of country each year and exhibits production around 23.5 million tons in 2007. (bookwire.com)
  • The pathogen Fusarium graminearum, producer of the mycotoxin deoxynivalenol, and Sitobion avenae aphids both reside onwheat ears. (ugent.be)
  • The responses of wheat to infestation by cereal aphid (Sitobion avenae) were investigated in a proteomic analysis. (salford.ac.uk)
  • en] The effects of intercropping of wheat cultivars and oilseed rape on the densities of wheat aphid, Sitobion avenae, and their arthropod natural enemies were evaluated. (uliege.be)
  • Insecticides can reduce the chance of an aphid infestation. (orkin.com)
  • Farmers in Colorado have managed biotype A aphids with a combination of predatory insects, insecticides, controlling weeds that host the insect and by planting resistant varieties. (colostate.edu)
  • In Colorado, 4.7 million acres has had to be treated with insecticides to control the aphid since 1986. (colostate.edu)
  • This makes it difficult to kill the aphids with predatory insects and insecticides. (colostate.edu)
  • Foliar insecticides are not considered an effective control for the yellow dwarf viruses because the length of feeding time required by aphids to transmit the viruses can be as little as 30 minutes. (pharmcosd.com)
  • In the fall, aphids tend to migrate below the soil line and getting insecticides to them is difficult. (pharmcosd.com)
  • Insecticides targeting this aphid did not work (resistance problems) but they did kill the beneficial species that would have otherwise controlled the aphids. (ipmtechnologies.com.au)
  • Although these insecticides will not be effective for the entire fall season, they do have the potential to reduce early aphid infestations. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • The researches that found D. noxia resistant strains of wheat were in 1996 but genotypes of aphids that were able to overcome these resistance strains began to appear in 2003. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research has been conducted to identify the specific genes that can be attributed to aphid resistance and the information marked to assist in breeding aphid resistant strain of wheat or barley. (wikipedia.org)
  • Previous studies have suggested that wheat lines resistant in South Africa may be susceptible to Hungarian Russian wheat aphid. (springer.com)
  • Germplasm identified as resistant in this study could be utilised in wheat breeding programmes to develop Russian wheat aphid resistant cultivars. (springer.com)
  • Van der Westhuizen, A.J. & Pretorius, Z. (1995): Biochemical and physiological responses of resistant and susceptible wheat to Russian wheat aphid infestation. (springer.com)
  • This suggests that the impact of our powdery mildew-resistant GM wheat plants on food web structure may be negligible and potential ecological effects on non-target insects limited. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • So if there are a few resistant aphids, they will rapidly produce more resistant individuals, especially since the beneficial insects - the parasitoid wasps and lady beetles - will be decimated by the insecticide application. (croplife.com)
  • Current management practices for winter wheat in South Africa include the use of resistant cultivars, which is the most economical management strategy for Russian wheat aphid. (scirp.org)
  • Introducing Russian wheat aphid resistant cultivars in Lesotho will improve overall yield and as a result food security. (scirp.org)
  • The most effective management option for Russian wheat aphid is the cultivation of Russian wheat aphid resistant wheat. (scirp.org)
  • Most acceptable and ecologically beneficial aphid management strategies include selection and breeding of D. noxia-resistant varieties, and numerous D. noxia resistance genes have been identified in T. aestivum and H. vulgare. (k-state.edu)
  • Activation of enzymes involved in PI metabolism by D. noxia biotype 2 aphids allows depletion of plant calcium that normally blocks aphid feeding sites in phloem sieve elements and enables successful, continuous feeding on plants resistant to avirulent biotype 1. (k-state.edu)
  • Three winter wheat cultivars with different resistant levels to S. avenae were used: `KOK¿ (high resistance), `Xiaobaidongmai¿ (low resistance) and`Hongmanghong¿ (susceptible). (uliege.be)
  • (EN) Provided is a method for cultivating aphid-resistant tobacco and wheat. (wipo.int)
  • What we are doing is collecting varieties of barley and wheat that have resistant genes. (pestcontrolnorthbrisbane.com.au)
  • He said that they are zeroing in on the varieties that are resistant to the type of aphid that is here in Australia. (pestcontrolnorthbrisbane.com.au)
  • RWA List of materials This is a list of Russian Wheat Aphid resistant bread wheat and barley lines that have been sent to Australia (from U.S.) The material was quarantined and is now available from AGG. (caigeproject.org.au)
  • The aphid is attacking all wheat varieties this spring that were developed to be resistant to the original strain of the insect, especially in central and southern Colorado. (colostate.edu)
  • In particular, Prairie Red, a variety of wheat that has been resistant to the aphid, is consistently infested with the new aphid biotype, known as biotype B. (colostate.edu)
  • Prairie Red contains the same Russian wheat aphid-resistant gene as the other resistant varieties developed by Colorado State University: Ankor, Halt, Prowers 99 and Yumar. (colostate.edu)
  • All of these varieties continue to be resistant to the original aphid, known as biotype A. (colostate.edu)
  • Researchers are not sure if the new biotype adapted in response to resistant varieties of wheat or if it was introduced from another country, where different types of the insect exist. (colostate.edu)
  • Researchers are using a technique known as gene silencing to generate genetically modified plants with genes making them resistant to the green peach aphid. (russia-now.com)
  • We developed about 10 varieties that were resistant to RWA, but in 2003 the aphid developed a population that was capable of overcoming that resistance, which really took us out of the plant breeding business," Professor Peairs says. (bayer.com.au)
  • The resistant wheat line (center) is green while all others have perished under heavy infestation of Russian wheat aphid, in the ICARDA entomology lab at Rabat, Morocco. (wheat.org)
  • Not only does this information help to identify the most likely geographical origin of the aphid, and the possible incursion pathway, but it also enables identification of the plant resistance genes - among the many existing overseas - that could be used by breeders to develop new resistant cereal varieties," said Dr van Helden. (thewaite.org)
  • Resistant wheat varieties exist for Russian wheat aphid, but not for the other three aphid species present in South Dakota. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • Much as bacteria mutate into drug-resistant strains, D. noxia counters resistant varieties of wheat by morphing into new biotypes, which scientists must then counter in turn. (entomologytoday.org)
  • New D. noxia biotypes will continue to challenge the development of … Russian wheat aphid resistant wheat," says Puterka. (entomologytoday.org)
  • His ultimate aim is the real game changer: development of wheat resistant to all biotypes. (entomologytoday.org)
  • He compared the virulence of the hybrid colony to parental aphids by evaluating damage to 16 wheat and barley varieties resistant to the Russian aphid. (entomologytoday.org)
  • Resistant wheat cultivars were developed and provided control of D. noxia until 2003, when a new biotype (designated RWA2, as contrasted with the original biotype designation, RWA1) emerged and rapidly spread through dryland winter wheat-growing regions. (uvm.edu)
  • RWA2 displaced RWA1 more quickly than expected, based on RWA2 advantage in RWA1-resistant wheat cultivars. (uvm.edu)
  • Our results suggests that R.11143 was highly resistant, scoring a 3.1 damage rating compared to TX2783, and R.11259 which scored a 5.8 rating or moderate resistance to sugarcane aphid. (usda.gov)
  • This evaluation provides sorghum producers with options for planting sorghums resistant to sugarcane aphid which allows for more time to find and develop new sources of resistance. (usda.gov)
  • Barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) is an aphid-vectored disease that causes significant losses in cereals worldwide by reducing photosynthesis. (omicsonline.org)
  • If aphids which are commonly found in cereals are observed it should not be assumed these are the only ones present. (nsw.gov.au)
  • The latest update from the AHDB's aphid news service says aphids are now easily found in winter cereals in southern parts of England, with BYDV infection suspected in both winter wheat and barley in the South and West. (fwi.co.uk)
  • If not adequately controlled, the pest can cause a severe cereal shortage, particularly the wheat and barley cereals. (pestcontrolnorthbrisbane.com.au)
  • A new species of aphid that is a serious pest of cereals has just been discovered in South Australia and Victoria. (ipmtechnologies.com.au)
  • Cygon 480 and Transform WG are registered for aphids in cereals. (fieldcropnews.com)
  • Using reverse transcription-quantitative polymerase chain reaction analysis, we followed the expression of wheat defence genes on S. avenae infestation and explored the effect on a subsequent F. graminearum infection. (ugent.be)
  • The results showed that the densities of S. avenae were significantly higher on the monoculture pattern than on either the 8-2 intercropping pattern (eight rows of wheat with two rows of oilseed rape) or the 8-4 intercropping pattern (eight rows of wheat with four rows of oilseed rape). (uliege.be)
  • The densities of S. avenae, ladybeetles, and mummy rate of S. avenae were significantly different among different wheat cultivars. (uliege.be)
  • The highest densities of S. avenae and ladybeetles were found on wheat cultivar Hongmanghong. (uliege.be)
  • The lowest densities of S. avenae associated with high mummy rate of S. avenae were found on wheat cultivar Xiaobaidongmai. (uliege.be)
  • The results showed that wheat-oilseed rape intercropping conserved more predators and parasitoids than in wheat monoculture fields, and partial resistance of wheat cultivar Xiaobaidongmai had complementary or even synergistic effects on parasitoid of S. avenae. (uliege.be)
  • In view of this it is important to monitor the distribution of Russian wheat aphid biotypes in Lesotho and determine the level of Russian wheat aphid resistance in local Lesotho wheat cultivars. (scirp.org)
  • Two local Lesotho wheat cultivars, Bolane and Makalaote were screened together with South African cultivars Elands, Matlabas, Senqu, PAN3379, PAN3118 and SST387, in the glasshouse against all four known biotypes that occur in South Africa. (scirp.org)
  • The predominant Russian wheat aphid biotypes in these areas were also determined. (scirp.org)
  • A further challenge in wheat breeding programs is that the pest insect changes and adapts to changing environments leading to new damaging biotypes. (scirp.org)
  • There are currently four Russian wheat aphid biotypes known in South Africa. (scirp.org)
  • Surendran's research contributed to successfully breeding plant resistance against three aphid biotypes which occur in other countries. (russia-now.com)
  • Experiments to identify the biotype/biotypes of the aphid present in Australia and possible origin of the incursion have been led by entomologists Maarten van Helden and Greg Baker from the SA Research and Development Institute (SARDI) , a division of Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) . (thewaite.org)
  • Puterka, lead scientist on the study of the RWA's genetics and ecology for the USDA's Agricultural Research Service, notes that when the presence of the Russian aphid in North America was first discovered, scientists did not realize it could diverge into diverse biotypes, each with its unique genetic identity. (entomologytoday.org)
  • Puterka postulates that virulence of aphid biotypes is linked to recombination of virulence genes when the aphids reproduce sexually. (entomologytoday.org)
  • We conducted reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction in RWA biotypes 1 and 2 using primers derived from pea aphid orthologs, and cloned regions of 17 putative salivary gland transcripts. (pbcrc.com.au)
  • Does the area planted to wheat influence the distribution of Russian wheat aphid biotypes? (grainsa.co.za)
  • We placed a known distribution of RWA1 and RWA2 aphids in the field for the winter at three sites across a latitudinal gradient (from northern Colorado to Texas) to test for a competitive advantage between these biotypes. (uvm.edu)
  • Mar 17, 2017 Farmers aren't the only ones waiting to see how wheat comes out of dormancy this year. (agfax.com)
  • Mar 4, 2017 American sorghum varieties are surprisingly well equipped to take on the sugarcane aphid, according to a Kansas State researcher. (agfax.com)
  • Two transgenic soft white winter wheat genotypes (103.1J and 126.02) derived from the parental variety Lambert and expressing the barley yellow dwarf virus coat protein gene, and two untransformed varieties, virus-susceptible Lambert and virus-tolerant Caldwell, were tested. (bioone.org)
  • Uncertainty analysis applied to supervised control of aphids and brown rust in winter wheat. (wur.nl)
  • Lesotho lies adjacent to one of the largest wheat producing areas in South Africa, the Eastern Free State, where winter wheat and facultative types are cultivated under dry land conditions. (scirp.org)
  • The best way to avoid aphid infestations in winter wheat in the fall is plant on or after the recommended date, 9/15 in northern South Dakota, 9/20 in the southern area. (pharmcosd.com)
  • For winter wheat fields that had aphids this fall, one can expect some level of BYD and/or CYD virus next spring. (pharmcosd.com)
  • South Dakota winter wheat planting is fast approaching, and with that comes an opportunity to employ a few preventative management solutions. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • Although we cannot predict aphid pressure in winter wheat for 2015, there are some steps that may be taken in an attempt to reduce the risk associated with these insects. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • Movement to winter wheat occurs in October and early November. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • Field sanitation can be important to reduce aphid infestations in winter wheat. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • Optimal winter wheat planting in South Dakota is from September 10 to October 10. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • Delaying winter wheat planting to the 20 September or later reduces the chances for aphid infestation, which in turn reduces the incidence of BYDV. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • In winter wheat, the residual action of all insecticide treatments in the fall lasted up to 19 d. (valpo.edu)
  • The corn leaf aphid (CLA) is a bluish green insect with a velvety or fuzzy appearance. (uky.edu)
  • Corn leaf aphid at flowering in sorghum (Photo courtesy of Jason Warren). (osucrops.com)
  • Plant Diagnostic Services in Biosecurity Tasmania will identify aphids suspected of being Russian wheat aphid free of charge. (tas.gov.au)
  • There are still aphids in most fields but not at treatment thresholds, for the most part," Whitworth said. (croplife.com)
  • Economic thresholds levels for aphid in wheat is justified, if 50 or more aphids are present in the seedling stage of the wheat. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Hopefully these beneficials will keep these aphids well below treatment thresholds. (k-state.edu)
  • Because most of the population in North America consists solely of females, many aphids do not have the opportunity to mate at any time during their lives. (orkin.com)
  • Because there is no male aphid population in North America, female aphids rely on asexual reproduction to produce offspring. (orkin.com)
  • We also found the natural enemies involved in biological control of RWA in North America are the same natural enemies that are involved in the biological control of just about any cereal aphid, so there were no surprises there. (bayer.com.au)
  • High population growth rates and a broad gramineae host range have allowed this aphid to successfully establish and become pestiferous across much of North America since its invasion in the mid-1980s. (uvm.edu)
  • Severity of the disease varies from year to year because of a complex interaction between aphids, weather, the virus, and plants. (uky.edu)
  • Healthy plants can become infected only after being fed upon by aphids that are carrying BYD virus. (uky.edu)
  • Aphids pick up the virus as they feed on the sap of infected plants. (uky.edu)
  • The host plants response to an aphid infestation is a loss of turgor and reduced growth due to water imbalances as the aphid feed on phloem. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result of previous infestation, the recovering plants are more efficient in carbon assimilation that results in increased relative growth rates and compensates for the leaf damages during aphid infestation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aphid infestation on wheat also affects the flour that is made from infested wheat plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • New infestations of Russian wheat aphid are characterised by leaf rolling and streaking of cereal plants. (grdc.com.au)
  • Russian wheat aphid survives on a wide range of host plants and can reproduce rapidly. (grdc.com.au)
  • Their host plants are natural grasses including wheat, barley and rye. (orkin.com)
  • If these symptoms are found, however, it is important to have the plants examined for aphids by a local extension service. (orkin.com)
  • Check at least 10 plants in four areas of the field for aphid presence. (greenbook.net)
  • Aphids present on at least one in 10 plants in more than one area of the field. (greenbook.net)
  • However, the observed effects were inconsistent between study years and the variation between wheat varieties was as big as between GM plants and their controls. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • For instance, changes in phloem sap composition can affect organisms that feed upon these plants including sap-feeding aphids [ 3 ]. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • Plants were grown in 40 plots (80 × 60 × 80 cm) arranged in two rows, each plot containing a separate central cylinder (26 cm diameter) in which 10 experimental wheat plants were grown. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • The Rothamsted team added genes to make the wheat produce the pheromone (E)-beta-farnesene, which is found naturally in other plants, including peppermint, and acts as an alarm call telling aphids to disperse. (eatdrinkbetter.com)
  • Aphid total fecundity, length of reproductive period, and intrinsic rate of increase were significantly reduced on BYDV-infected transgenic plants compared with BYDV-infected Lambert. (bioone.org)
  • and Dn5 confers antixenosis, and aphids do not prefer such plants as hosts. (up.ac.za)
  • Sample suspect plants, ensuring they are infested with aphids. (nsw.gov.au)
  • Sixty-seven spots differed significantly between control and infested plants following 24 h of aphid feeding, with 27 and 11 up-regulated, and 8 and 21 down-regulated, in local or systemic tissues, respectively. (salford.ac.uk)
  • This species of aphid is of particular concern because it can kill plants or abort the head when it feeds on a cereal plant. (ipmtechnologies.com.au)
  • Samples of plants bearing aphids should be secured in sealed double plastic bags along with some absorbent paper towel. (tas.gov.au)
  • The aphids would have been present since the fall and usually are more prevalent in early planted fields as those plants would have emerged when the adults were flying around looking to find a nice home for their offspring for the winter. (fieldcropnews.com)
  • The experiment, which took place in the quarantine facility at the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility 's Adelaide node, involved almost 7,000 plants which were infested with 34,000 aphids. (thewaite.org)
  • RWA are not an effective virus vector, however they inject a toxin into the plants which causes the retardation of plant growth and can eventually kill the plant if there is heavy infestation of aphids. (graincentral.com)
  • In addition to curled leaves, Russian wheat aphids inject a toxin into plants that cause long white or yellowish streaks. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • infesting wheat plants at Assiut, Egypt. (bluepenjournals.org)
  • Transient expression of Pst_12806 inhibits BAX-induced cell death in tobacco plants and reduces Pseudomonas -induced hypersensitive response in wheat. (nature.com)
  • Growers should make an application when a minimum of 50% of plants have between 50-100 aphids per leaf. (osucrops.com)
  • In simulated studies it has been shown that aphids reared on plants grown on drought events had heavy weights than aphids reared under normal conditions. (kygrains.info)
  • However, in some cases the number of offspring produced was unaffected by the watering regime of the adult aphids' host plants. (kygrains.info)
  • As with plant-feeding aphids in general, the interaction between RWA and host plants is governed, on the insect side, by proteins and enzymes in saliva. (pbcrc.com.au)
  • Although insect behavior plays a role in host selection and non-host resistance, an important observation is that aphids interact with non-host plants by probing the leaf surface, but are unable to feed or establish colonization. (frontiersin.org)
  • Therefore, we hypothesize that aphids interact with non-host plants at the molecular level, but are potentially not successful in suppressing plant defenses and/or releasing nutrients. (frontiersin.org)
  • Nearly half of the one million known insect species feed on plants ( Wu and Baldwin, 2010 ), including aphids. (frontiersin.org)
  • Damage to plants as a result of aphid infestation can result in water stress, reduced plant growth, wilting, and importantly, these insects can are vectors of economically important plant viruses. (frontiersin.org)
  • Most aphid species are highly specialized and can only infest plants in a single taxonomic family or few related plant species ( Blackman and Eastop, 2000 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • Wheat and barley are the main host plants for Russian wheat aphid in South Africa, but can survive on a few alternative host plants, including oats, wild oats, false barley and rescue grass. (grainsa.co.za)
  • Researchers attempted to engineer a variety of wheat to emit an odor that deters aphids in the hope of reducing the amount of pesticides required by plants. (prn.fm)
  • Aphids acquire and transmit BY-DVs while feeding on the phloem sieve tube elements of host plants. (fao.org)
  • Some of the wheat cDNA probes also hybridize with ACC-specific DNA from other plants, indicating significant conservation among plant ACCs. (pnas.org)
  • Aphid mummies parasitized by micro-hymenopterans were common in oat plants. (valpo.edu)
  • The saliva of this aphid is toxic to the plant and causes whitish striping on cereal leaves. (wikipedia.org)
  • The aphid's toxic saliva causes the wheat leaf to curl and wrap around the flowering head of the plant. (mpi.govt.nz)
  • It is assumed that the Dn genes function as classic R genes in plant defence, being receptors for elicitors in aphid saliva. (up.ac.za)
  • Genetic changes can influence factors such as the potency of aphid saliva, which plays key role in damage caused when the insect feeds on a plant's phloem sap. (entomologytoday.org)
  • While probing and feeding aphids secrete saliva, containing effectors, into their hosts to manipulate host cell processes and promote infestation. (frontiersin.org)
  • Aphids are small insects with soft, pear-shaped bodies and piercing sucking mouthparts. (uky.edu)
  • Fortunately, a number of beneficial insects, predatory beetles and hover flies and other species including parasitic wasps are exerting quite good biological control over the aphid. (grdc.com.au)
  • Results for the glasshouse-reared aphids followed a similar pattern to those in the field, and overall they underline recent reports in the literature of the negative effects of high nutrient concentrations on the performance of herbivorous insects. (mdpi.com)
  • The real key to this app is that it takes the beneficial insects that control those cereal aphids and works them into an equation called the dynamic action threshold," he says. (realagriculture.com)
  • The first is the number of aphids, then, how many beneficial insects are present, and, lastly, the growth stage of the plant. (realagriculture.com)
  • Aphids are soft-bodied insects in the "true bug" family (Hemiptera) which means they have piercing-sucking mouthparts. (thomascountyag.com)
  • Similar to the Aphid Advisor app for soybean aphids, the free Cereal Aphid Manager app developed by AAFC helps to determine if the number of beneficial insects you have will do the control for you, or whether there are too few and an insecticide application is required. (fieldcropnews.com)
  • A collaborative study was thus undertaken to evaluate a group of 45 Hungarian and 15 South African wheat cultivars in both countries using the same methodology. (springer.com)
  • No monitoring or pest control is being done in Lesotho and at this stage there is very little information on the Russian wheat aphid resistance of wheat cultivars cultivated in Lesotho. (scirp.org)
  • These cultivars were screened in the field for Russian wheat aphid resistance. (scirp.org)
  • feeding on susceptible wheat cultivars causes leaf rolling, chlorosis and the eventual death of the plant. (up.ac.za)
  • The Grains Research and Development Corporation has developed the FITE strategy against Russian wheat aphids. (planthealthaustralia.com.au)
  • Mean spike length, number of grains per spike, 100 grains weight and yield kg/ha was significantly affected by the population density of an aphids. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Aphid density was low correlated with mean spike length but it was significantly correlated with number of grains per spike, 100 grains weight and yield kg per hectare. (alliedacademies.org)
  • This aphid causes direct feeding injury to the heads of small grains, and will aggregate and feeding on the kernels once heading initiates. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • whereas English aphids is hosted by several volunteer small-grains and weedy grass species such as rough barnyard grass, yellow foxtail, and green foxtail. (kygrains.info)
  • Insecticide seed treatments is a re-cent practice in small grains, and as this practice is becoming generalized there is a potential risk that aphids may develop resistance in a near future. (kygrains.info)
  • Clark Neely, Small Grains Extension Specialist, College Station, 979-862-1412, [email protected] With harvest rapidly approaching, it is time to make the final management decisions that can maximize wheat revenue. (agrilife.org)
  • This species of aphid is generally found on younger leaves, and its feeding prevents the leaves from uncurling. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • The nomenclature used to identify the five strains of BYDV reflected the species of aphid that most efficiently transmitted that strain and were not intended to imply absolute specificity (Power and Gray, 1995). (fao.org)
  • In 17 power-packed minutes, Peter laments the arrival of armyworm, soybean aphids and cereal leaf beetle. (realagriculture.com)
  • Manitoba Agriculture says soybean aphids continue to be a concern in some fields, with some producers having to apply insecticide. (pembinavalleyonline.com)
  • Planting date is the most important factor that determines the intensity of aphid infestations, and consequently, BYDV levels in fields. (uky.edu)
  • Each type benefits the aphid in specific ways but also results in a specific type of BYDV spread. (uky.edu)
  • This movement brings BYDV into a wheat field. (uky.edu)
  • A warm and dry winter will aid aphid survival and BYDV spread while a cold and wet winter will reduce aphid survival and movement. (uky.edu)
  • Lots of bydv today in wheat and wbarley. (fwi.co.uk)
  • Consequently, the abundances of aphids during the fall might be the critical period when aphid species that are carrying BYDV can potentially reduce incomes of growers. (kygrains.info)
  • This species is also used as the principal vector for MAV-Mexico in BYDV screening trials at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). (fao.org)
  • Wheat awns trapped by flag leaf damaged by Russian wheat aphid feeding. (mpi.govt.nz)
  • The result of being a host of an aphid are damages through nutrient drainage which develops into symptoms such as chlorosis, necrosis, wilting, stunting and other growth impairment. (wikipedia.org)
  • This was performed by the assessment of disease symptoms, fungal biomass, mycotoxin production and number of aphids at several time points during disease progress. (ugent.be)
  • Wheat ears infected with F. graminearum showed more disease symptoms and higher deoxynivalenol levels when ears were pre-exposed to aphids relative to a sole inoculation with F. graminearum. (ugent.be)
  • Birchip Cropping Group (BCG) researcher Claire Browne said it was important to look for aphids on symptomatic tillers and not just the symptoms alone. (graincentral.com)
  • Infection by wheat viruses produces symptoms such as foliar chlorosis (mottle, mosaic, streaks and yellowing), necrosis, stunting and rosetting. (fao.org)
  • If you are managing for high-yielding wheat, then protecting wheat from transmission of barley yellow dwarf virus is important. (deltafarmpress.com)
  • Seed treatments such as Gaucho, Cruiser and NipsIt Inside will generally protect against aphids infestations during the fall (and reduce transmission of barley yellow dwarf virus). (deltafarmpress.com)
  • Barley yellow dwarf virus may already have been transmitted if you have high aphid numbers. (deltafarmpress.com)
  • These aphids can vector barley yellow dwarf virus, however at this time of year this should not impact yield. (k-state.edu)
  • Tolmay V.L., Basky Z., Láng L. (2001) Assessing Russian Wheat Aphid Resistance in Hungarian and South African Germplasm. (springer.com)
  • The Lesotho cultivar, Bolane had resistance against RWASA2 in the glasshouse, while Makalaote did not have any Russian wheat aphid resistance in either the glasshouse or field screenings. (scirp.org)
  • Material for Russian Wheat Aphid resistance is now available from AGG. (caigeproject.org.au)
  • The only treatment effective in reducing other cereal aphids was the insecticide, thiamethoxam. (k-state.edu)
  • The green aphid Schizaphis graminum (Rondani) is an important pest of Graminae. (ufrgs.br)
  • Insecticide treatments therefore should be carefully evaluated before application, especially because aphids have the abilityto reproduce parthenogenetically, which means an unfertilized egg can develop into a new individual. (croplife.com)
  • The decision to control aphids is especially important right now so a producer can decide to add an insecticide with their top-dress fertilizer. (no-tillfarmer.com)
  • Dr Peairs says that controlling other cereal aphids that have adapted to the Russian wheat aphid and the pest will reduce by 70 to 80 per cent which is as good as an insecticide. (pestcontrolnorthbrisbane.com.au)
  • If you must plant early to prevent wind erosion (fallow or prevented plant acres), insecticide seed treatments are effective in limiting aphid feeding and population buildup. (pharmcosd.com)
  • If aphid infestations are detected early, insecticide treatments may limit the spread of the diseases, but this approach is not considered to be highly practical. (pharmcosd.com)
  • Aphids have been observed surviving insecticide applications on several occasions. (pharmcosd.com)
  • We used five wheat lines belonging to three different spring-wheat varieties: Bobwhite, Frisal and Rubli. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • Combined, these varieties account for about one-fourth of wheat acres in Colorado in 2003. (colostate.edu)
  • There is some level of BYD/CYD tolerance in a few varieties, but in wheat, the benefit is minimal. (pharmcosd.com)
  • As scientists fight to keep a step ahead of an invasive aphid that can genetically reinvent itself to penetrate the defenses of wheat varieties designed to resist it, they are following advice from the ancient Chinese military theorist Sun Tzu: Know your enemy. (entomologytoday.org)
  • The hybrid damaged two varieties of wheat and two of barley more than either parent. (entomologytoday.org)
  • Corn Leaf Aphids. (fieldcropnews.com)
  • For comprehensive information on cereal aphids, including their occurrence, lifecycle, behaviour and management strategies, go to oat aphid or corn aphid within the new PestNote series . (cesaraustralia.com)
  • One of these in-particular is corn-leaf aphids. (osucrops.com)
  • These corn-leaf aphids also aid in the sustenance of predators that can be helpful in controlling sugarcane aphids if communities establish. (osucrops.com)
  • Also, these two aphid species can be found in field corn (Figure 1) and millet planted in the summer. (kygrains.info)
  • The cereal pest Russian wheat aphid was first detected in Australia two years ago in South Australia's Mid North and has since made its way into Victoria and southern NSW and across to Tasmania. (grdc.com.au)
  • Discolouration and streaking on a wheat leaf caused by the exotic cereal pest, Russian wheat aphid. (iapps2010.me)
  • These trials provide the first step in identifying host plant resistance to the sugarcane aphid in sorghum. (usda.gov)
  • These rainfalls also affected 58 % mummified aphids or empty mummies. (kygrains.info)
  • Aphid feeding in wheat results in qualitative and quantitative losses in flour yield. (wikipedia.org)
  • This stops the wheat fruiting and reduces a crop's yield. (mpi.govt.nz)
  • Unpublished research provided by Dr. Kris Giles (OSU) and Dr. Norm Elliott (USDA-ARS) combined with studies on spring wheat from the Dakotas and Minnesota indicate that 20-40 BCOA per tiller causes 5-9% yield loss before wheat reaches the boot stage. (no-tillfarmer.com)
  • Russian wheat aphid may have a significant impact on wheat yield. (scirp.org)
  • To contribute to food security an increasing wheat yield potential is a high priority. (scirp.org)
  • Aphid responds differently to different genotype of plant species while reducing the yield losses [ 8 ]. (alliedacademies.org)
  • The time of sowing of wheat before 25th November gave high yield and low aphid population [ 14 ]. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Yield losses of up to 80% in wheat and 100% in barley have been reported overseas. (nsw.gov.au)
  • We use the rule of thumb that for every 1% of stems infested, you lose about 0.5% of yield in wheat. (bayer.com.au)
  • That number in barley is quite a bit higher - it may be 0.8 or 0.9% yield loss per 1% infested stems, so barley is really a much better host for the aphid than wheat. (bayer.com.au)
  • Soybean Aphid: Does This Pest Reduce Your Yield or Just Your Bank Account? (agfax.com)
  • As these genes are marked for selective breeding, it may serve to manage the population of aphids. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aphids induced defence genes that are typically induced on F. graminearum infection. (ugent.be)
  • Other defence genes showed earlier and/or enhanced transcription after exposure to both aphids and F. graminearum. (ugent.be)
  • Of particular interest is the induction of genes involved in photosynthetic compensation during Dn2 tolerance responses, since these constitute a novel, passive resistance mechanism exclusive to aphid defence as opposed to the active resistance triggered in the presence of the Dn1 gene in the form of a general hypersensitive response. (up.ac.za)
  • Unigene expression analysis showed that the total number of differentially expressed genes (DEGs) in the vector aphids was larger than that in the non-vector aphids. (researchsquare.com)
  • Functional enrichment analysis showed that the DEGs related to immunity, growth and reproduction in vector aphids were larger than those in non-vector aphids, and the differentially expressed genes related to immune were up-regulated. (researchsquare.com)
  • A set of 24 specially imported wheat and barley lines possessing known RWA resistance genes was exposed to the 15 RWA clones. (thewaite.org)
  • A method to control D. noxia infestation of wheat and barley is through host control. (wikipedia.org)
  • While it's still early days, Paul says the pest appears to be following a similar pattern to other aphids in Australian conditions and has proven quite manageable, with growers and agronomists using US guidelines for control. (grdc.com.au)
  • The second wheat pair consisted of the non-transformed variety Frisal as a control and the GM Frisal line Chi/Glu(A13) containing the anti-fungal barley seed chitinase and β-1,3-glucanase [ 7 , 8 ]. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • There are tools available to growers to help them control the aphid. (farmbiosecurity.com.au)
  • If chemical control is required, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has issued a permit for the use of chlorpyrifos (permit number 83140) for the control of Russian wheat aphid. (nsw.gov.au)
  • After 8 days, 80 protein spots differed significantly between control and aphid treatments with 13 and 18 up-regulated and 27 and 22 down-regulated in local or systemic tissues, respectively. (salford.ac.uk)
  • Frequent rain over the last few weeks has played havoc with volunteer wheat control. (k-state.edu)
  • According to Dr Peairs, Russian wheat aphid success is enhanced by three things - first is the availability of non-cultivated grasses, secondly is over wintering temperatures and finally is biological control. (pestcontrolnorthbrisbane.com.au)
  • If farmers are not provided with accurate information on how to control Russian wheat aphid, the impact on the economy will definitely be devastating. (pestcontrolnorthbrisbane.com.au)
  • A new biotype of the Russian wheat aphid is not a completely unexpected development, but there was no way to prepare for it because we could not forecast how the aphid would develop and what sources of resistance would be effective,' said Frank Peairs, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension entomologist who, along with other experts at the university, has spent 17 years developing tactics to control the aphid. (colostate.edu)
  • So early on if we can combat the aphids and that will help to control the population and the numbers further on and of course come spring time when the weather warms up, that's when the aphids start getting really active and at least using a seed dressing you've basically got the one step forward already on top of them. (walcoseed.com.au)
  • Seed treatments an important tool in Russian wheat aphid control. (bayer.com.au)
  • When the aphid first came in, we really saw very little biological control effect, but now, biological control is probably one of the most important factors in terms of reducing RWA abundance. (bayer.com.au)
  • Understanding the role of plant immunity and non-host resistance to aphids is essential to generate durable and sustainable aphid control strategies. (frontiersin.org)
  • Aphids often walk from plant to plant. (uky.edu)
  • The aphid further increases the nutritional drainage of the host plant through eliciting an increase in essential amino acid in the phloem sap by triggering a breakdown of proteins in the host plant. (wikipedia.org)
  • The aphid also causes reduction in biomass of the whole plant. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, once the aphid is removed the plant quickly recovers absolute growth rate and has increased relative growth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Flour derived from aphid infested wheat has a significant negative effect on the gliadin/glutenin ratio which reduces the bread making quality of aphid infested wheat plant flour. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although present in Hungary, Russian wheat aphid is not an economically significant pest of wheat and this is possibly due to factors such as host plant resistance in Hungarian germplasm and the presence of effective natural enemies such as parasitoids, predators and entomopathogenic fungi. (springer.com)
  • In an aphid-parasitoid-hyperparasitoid food web, the effects of host plant traits can cascade up as far as the fourth trophic level [ 2 ], even when there are no effects on the herbivores [ 4 ]. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • We hypothesized that alterations on the plant level owing to GM could affect the associated aphid-parasitoid-hyperparasitoid food web. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • Although it causes damage to the leaves and flowers of wheat and barley when feeding on them, its main impact is caused by a toxin it injects into the plant. (agriculture.gov.au)
  • Russian wheat aphid may occur on contaminated plant material, on machinery and other equipment. (agriculture.gov.au)
  • It injects toxins into the plant while feeding, causing longitudinal rolling of leaves where the aphids shelter and whitish, yellowish to pink-purple chlorotic streaks along the length of the leaves. (farmbiosecurity.com.au)
  • Seeing up to 400 aphids per plant. (realagriculture.com)
  • Which mechanisms are behind the aphid distribution on the plant? (omicsonline.org)
  • The plant response induced in wheat ears by a c. (ugent.be)
  • Our study suggests that pre-exposure of wheat ears to aphids affects the plant response, which plays a role in the subsequent attack of F. graminearum, enabling the fungus to colonize wheat ears more rapidly. (ugent.be)
  • Temperature fluctuation, aphidicide use, weeds interruption, plant density and time of sowing of wheat are the factors that influence the high population of aphid. (alliedacademies.org)
  • Moreover, 100 or more aphids are present during the 3-6 inches of plant height and 300 or more aphids when the plant reaches 6-10 inches in height and the visible damage of aphids is on the top terminal portion of leaves. (alliedacademies.org)
  • At every location I checked, I was seeing 1 or 2 aphids on a plant. (thomascountyag.com)
  • These recommendations are based on feeding damage by the aphids, which causes yellowing of leaves and compromises plant growth. (pharmcosd.com)
  • That's potentially going to stop the aphids from - or is going to kill the aphids when they actually suck on the plant in the early stages only. (walcoseed.com.au)
  • The primary damage caused by the aphid, according to Professor Peairs, is due to its injection of toxins during feeding that prevents the leaves of wheat, barley, and other grasses from unrolling, meaning a reduction in photosynthetic ability and a general stunting of the plant. (bayer.com.au)
  • The aphids usually hang out at the base of the plant, either within the whorl or even underground at the base if night temperatures are quite cool. (fieldcropnews.com)
  • While it is still important to know where, when and how this aphid has arrived in Australia (to avoid other incursions), it is even more important to know what 'biotype' or biotype(s) of the aphid have appeared in Australia, to be able to potentially develop sustainable integrated management strategies which include plant resistance as one tool. (thewaite.org)
  • By defining the extent of the Russian wheat aphid (RWA) problem, better solutions can be developed," says Dr. Gary Puterka, an entomologist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Plant Science Research Laboratory in Stillwater, Oklahoma. (entomologytoday.org)
  • Aphid effector discovery studies pointed out parallels between infection and infestation strategies of plant pathogens and aphids. (frontiersin.org)
  • Interestingly, resistance to some aphid species is known to involve plant resistance proteins with a typical NB-LRR domain structure. (frontiersin.org)
  • In addition, it was recently shown that unknown aphid derived elicitors can initiate reactive oxygen species (ROS) production and callose deposition and that these responses were dependent on BAK1 (BRASSINOSTERIOD INSENSITIVE 1-ASSOCIATED RECEPTOR KINASE 1) which is a key component of the plant immune system. (frontiersin.org)
  • In addition, BAK-1 contributes to non-host resistance to aphids pointing to another parallel between plant-pathogen and - aphid interactions. (frontiersin.org)
  • Over 4000 aphid species have been described and a number of these are known to damage plant health ( Dixon, 1998 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • For example, the aphid species Acyrthosiphon pisum (pea aphid) can only colonize plant species in the family Fabaceae . (frontiersin.org)
  • Greenhouse experiments confirmed that vernalization did not alter RWA plant resistance ranking of wheat entries. (ufs.ac.za)
  • Moreover, although increased soil fertility favored aphid growth under well-watered conditions, it simultaneously sustained plant development. (knaw.nl)
  • We evaluated ten sorghum lines that were near or in commercial release with the intent of identifying phenotypic expression of host-plant resistance to the sugarcane aphid. (usda.gov)
  • Aphids overwinter as juveniles and adults. (uky.edu)
  • It is important to prevent this form from establishing in Australia, as it will allow the aphid to overwinter as eggs. (agriculture.gov.au)
  • This aphid does not overwinter in South Dakota, and migrates from southern states in the spring. (countrypartnerscoop.com)
  • Unlike the original strain, designated RWA1, RWA2 produced eggs that can overwinter, promoting survival and increasing the threat it posed in northern wheat-growing states. (entomologytoday.org)
  • As a result, in most countries the aphid individuals are genetically identical. (agriculture.gov.au)
  • Researchers at the John Innes Centre have applied to Defra for permission to carry out field trials of genetically modified (GM) wheat and a gene-edited brassica. (fwi.co.uk)
  • The most efficient strategy against the RWA is to identify sources of resistance and to introduce them into susceptible wheat genotypes. (edu.au)