In sugar beet plantations, aphids are becoming more and more visible, for which young plants are an ideal habitat. The advisers urge farmers to inspect the fields.
For the inspection of the plantations in terms of the presence of beetroot flesh (Aphis fabae) advisers from Agricultural Advisory in Cultivation of Sugar Beet - LIZ and Südzucker Polska. The growers themselves are also sensitive to this problem. The mass occurrence of these pests has already been observed on many crops. The first symptom of aphid feeding, according to the LIZ advisers, is twisting, deformed cotyledons or beet leaves (photo), especially heart ...
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