"This finding raises important questions about strategies for season long control of viruses. A further complication now that peach–potato aphid is on the list of vectors is that it has multiple aphicide resistance mechanisms. The limited number of chemical control options make it difficult to maintain season-long control so alternative management methods need to be used in an integrated strategy", Fox said.
This information was first published in the ADAS Veg Notes. For further information, go to the ADAS website.