Preferred Scientific Name; Aphis pomi. Preferred Common Name; apple aphid. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota; Kingdom: Metazoa. back to HYPP Zoology home page. Aphis pomi de Geer Aphis mali F., Aphidula pomi, Doralis pomi. Insecta, Homoptera, Aphididae. On apple and other fruit trees, A. pomi causes loose or slight curling of leaves. Aphids colonize young growth and are generally restricted to the tips of young.

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Release of Chrysoperla carnea Stephens Neuroptera: De Geer Size Apterae 1. Return to the content. Aphids – pests of fruit trees.

Entomological Research, 41 5: Populations of Eriosoma lanigerum were reduced in the presence of ants. Spatial distribution and field population fluctuations of Aphis pomi on pear. Aphididae on pear trees in China identified using microsatellites. Journal of Economic Entomology54 5 CIE, ; Olszak, Studies on determination of harmful and beneficial fauna in the apple orchards in Van province.

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Aphis pomi

Except where otherwise specified, all text and images on this page are copyright InfluentialPoints under a Creative Commons Attribution 3. Later populations were reduced to a varying degree by a wide range of predators. Weed strips were sown between tree rows and along the border parallel to the first and the last row of trees in one part – the other part served as control.


Some work has been done on the effect of chemicals in apple leaves on the probing behaviour of different aphid species. CIE, ; Erol and Yasar, Best results in fruit-bearing orchards can be obtained when the trees are sprayed prior to blooming; seedlings should be treated when are seen per terminal branch.

These pseudogalls remain green, unlike the red and more pronounced pseudogalls caused wphis the feeding of the rosy leaf-curling aphid, Dysaphis devecta. Pale-green tubercles may arise on the young fruit.

There was then apphis month-long ‘predator gap’ which allowed rapid aphid colony in June, only slowed by generalised ground predators.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It causes most damage in apple orchards in the spring, when the flower buds are opening. Studies on aphjs morphs, life history and behaviour of green apple aphid, Aphis pomi De Geer on apple host in India. There have been several attempts to enhance the number of natural enemies by habitat manipulation.


Don’t need the entire report? In observational studies in the field, Dysaphis plantaginea performed better in the presence of ants while no effect was observed in Aphis spp. Great Lakes Entomologist, 25 1: Variation in the hatch timing of the overwintering egg among populations of Aphis spiraecola Patch Homoptera, Aphididae collected from different host plants and localities in Japan.

Iranian Journal of Plant Protection Science, 42 2: The siphunculi and cauda are conspicuously blackish. The most important pests of apple and pear trees.

Aphis pomi (Apple aphid): identification, images, ecology, control

They found it was neutral as a probing stimulus to Aphis pomian apple feeder, but was a probing deterrent to the non-apple feeding aphids. The Thomas Say Foundation.

Effect of Aphis pomi Homoptera: The most abundant aphidophagous predators were spiders, predaceous Heteroptera, Coccinellidae, and Chrysopidae. A Colour Handbook, Second Edition.

Title Adult Caption Slide preparation of adult; cauda, under microscope, with more than 14 hairs. Oviposition and egg dispersion of apple aphid.