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  • 70 samples have been received this week, from every region.
  • 361 samples have been received so far this year.
  • Peach-Potato aphids were found from every region except Angus and Perthshire and the Borders.
  • Potato aphids were found from every region except Angus and Perthshire, Borders and the South West.
  • Grain aphids have been found from Grampian and East Anglia this week.
  • Rose-Grain aphids have been found from Northern England to East Anglia
  • Black-Bean aphids were present in samples from North Scotland, Angus and Perthshire, Midlands, East Anglia and South West this week. This is a good vector of PVA.
  • Pea aphids have again been found in Northern England, East Anglia and the South-West.
  • Glasshouse and Potato aphid, another potato colonising species, has been found again this week in Grampian and Borders.
  • 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 386 samples so far in 2019.

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Results for 22-06-2019

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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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