The green peach aphid (Myzus persicae (Sulzer)) has about nine generations on desert beets between October 15 and March 31. Alatae produced ranged from 15% in low to 99% in high populations. During the 1959-60 season the average production of alatae was more than 25 million per acre, mostly after February 15.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: August 1, 1962
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