Aphids

Some articles on aphids, aphid:

Peanut Stunt Virus - Transmission
... PSV is transmitted from plant to plant by several species of aphids (Aphis craccivora, A ... The virus can be introduced into a susceptible field crop by aphids from a nearby reservoir (infected perennial hosts like clover, alfalfa or perennial ...
Sternorrhyncha - Groups
... Well-known groups in the Sternorrhyncha include aphids – (Aphididae and allied families) woolly and gall-making aphids (Eriosomatinae, Pemphigidae) pine and spruce aphids (Adelgidae, Chermesidae) phylloxerans (Phylloxeridae, including the Vine Phylloxera) whiteflies – (Aleyrodidae) jumping plant lice (Psyllidae and allied families) Superfamily Coccoidea (scale insects) cottony cushion scales, giant coccids, and ground pearls (Margarodidae) armoured scales (Diaspididae) cochineal insects (Dactylopiidae) lac scales (Kerriidae, Lacciferidae, Tachardinidae) soft scales (Coccidae) pit scales (Asterolecaniidae) mealybugs (Pseudococcidae) felted scales (Eriococcidae). ...
Adelgidae
... a small family of the Homoptera closely related to the aphids, and often traditionally included in the Aphidoidea with the Phylloxeridae ... Adelgids are often known as "woolly conifer aphids" ... pine spruce or other conifers, known respectively as "pine aphids" or "spruce aphids" ...
Cucumber Mosaic Virus - Management
... Their intention is that the aphids carrying disease will first land on the resistant varieties and by the time they have eaten their way to the susceptible varieties ... Crop growers also often spray mineral oil on their plants as the aphids do not like the mineral oil ... use of chemicals and insecticides to control the aphids is not a practical or efficient way to control the disease spread ...
Cucumber Mosaic Virus - Environment
... Aphids are generally found in temperate regions and also generally infect in the direction of major winds ... Aphids generally infect later in the season and therefore preparing for them and planting early helps avoid these high populations ... However if the fall or spring is cool and wet the aphid population decreases and virus spread as decreases ...