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  • 67 samples have been received this week, from every region.
  • 623 samples have been received so far this year.
  • Peach-Potato aphids were found from every region except Angus and Perthshire.
  • Potato aphids were found from every region except East Anglia and the South West.
  • Grain aphids have been found from Angus and Perthshire, Northern England, East Anglia and the South West this week.
  • Rose-Grain aphids have again been found from all regions except East Anglia.
  • Black-Bean aphids were present in samples from all regions except Angus and Perthshire and Borders this week. This is a good vector of PVA.
  • Pea aphids have been found in Grampian, Angus and Perthshire, Northern England and Midlands.
  • Glasshouse and Potato aphid, another potato colonising species, has only been found in Grampian this week.
  • Willow-Carrot aphid numbers have dropped in all regions.

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Aphid monitoring water trap results for 2019
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We have received a total of 698 samples so far in 2019.

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Results for 16-07-2019

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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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