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  • Trapping has now started in England.
  • Please remmeber that your TRAP SHOULD GO OUT 2 WEEKS BEFORE YOU EXPECT YOUR POTATO PLANTS TO EMERGE.
  • PLEASE RETURN THE FORM WITH YOUR TRAP SITE GRID REF(S). This was sent to you with your pots and envelopes.
  • Peach-potato aphids have now been found in samples from all regions from the Midlands and East Anglia this year.
  • Potato aphids have been found in low numbers in samples from the Midlands.
  • The other main vector found in traps so far this year is the Willow-carrot aphid.
  • Black-bean aphids (a good vector of PVA) were found in samples from East Anglia over the last week.
  • 12 samples have been received so far this year.

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Aphid monitoring water trap results for 2018
Aphid monitoring water trap results for the UK Aphid monitoring water trap results for the UK

We have received a total of 12 samples so far in 2018.

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Results for 23-05-2018

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If a regions bounding box is coloured red, then at least one Peach-Potato aphid has been captured in the last 10 days in that region. If there is a date to the left of a region, this is the date the first peach-potato aphid was captured in that region.

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