According to the most recent AHDB aphid alert summary, although a marginal increase in activity has been recorded in recent weeks, total aphid numbers still remain relatively low for the time of year.
However, it’s possible that aphids may still be present in potato crops as they head towards maturity, and with the hot weather seen recently, aphids could become an increasing threat for growers.
Top tips for monitoring and managing the threat from aphids:
Stay alert for aphid activity to avoid potential yield losses to crops this season. For any questions on controlling aphids, please do get in touch.