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  • Overwintered Aphids Active Early in Wheat

    The unusually warm winter may prompt aphids to emerge in larger numbers and earlier in the season, compared to previous years. While aphids don’t always pose a problem if they remain below the determined threshold, they can transmit barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV), the most widespread and economically important virus disease of wheat. According to Ohio State University, BYDV infections cause the most damage in fields with overwintered aphids. The virus can reduce tillering, cause…

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