aphid control

Hamish Sloan hamish.sloan@virgin.net
Thu, 13 Feb 2003 11:04:57 PST
Jane McGary wrote
"It is absolutely not true. Aphids have both winged and non-winged forms in
the same species, and those with wings obviously get anywhere they want. I
am told they can travel 300 meters or more especially if wind-aided."

I'm sure that you have ants over there and these are one of the most 
important vectors for moving aphis around. The ants milk the aphis for 
their secretions so they like to put them on your juicy plants. So if you 
have lots of ants, get rid of them!

Regards Hamish

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