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Woolly aphid of the elm

by Edith M. Patch

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Published by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station in Orono .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elm,
  • Diseases and pests

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWoolly aphids of the elm.
    Statement[Edith M. Patch]
    SeriesBulletin / Maine Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 220
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 260-298, [6] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25618223M
    OCLC/WorldCa20141086

    Hackberry woolly aphid adults, either winged or wingless, give live birth to aphid nymphs during most of the season when hackberry leaves are present. Spring and summer adults are all reproductive females. In the fall, winged males are produced; the aphids mate, and females lay . HEMLOCK INFESTED WITH WOOLLY ADELGIDS. Woolly adelgid aphids have become a major problem throughout north america. They’ll readily infest a wide range of trees and shrubs and they’re damage will lead to plant death if left untreated. WHAT IS A .

    Woolly aphids are easily recognized by the mass of white woolly wax that they produce. They are brown or greyish-purple in colour, although this is usually masked by the wax. The woolly mass will often be seen on the spurs or branches that have been pruned as well as within cracks in the bark. Damage: Woolly aphid infestations cause galls to form.   For Woolly Aphids, their two hosts are trees in the Elm Family and the Rose Family (often apple trees, but sometimes pear, quince, sugarplum, hawthorn or mountain ash). The first generation of aphids that appear in the spring are all wingless females, which reproduce asexually. For Woolly Aphids, this cycle starts in elm trees.

    Woolly aphid definition is - any of several aphids (especially genus Eriosoma) covered with a dense coat of white filaments —called also woolly aphis. Biology. Woolly beech aphid overwinters as eggs that are laid around buds and in bark crevices in autumn. The eggs hatch in spring a few weeks after new foliage has appeared. The pale yellow aphids suck sap from the underside of leaves and can form dense colonies that are hidden under a white waxy fluff that is secreted by the aphids. They also excrete a sugary honeydew that makes the foliage.


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Woolly aphid of the elm by Edith M. Patch Download PDF EPUB FB2

Woolly Aphid Control. Since severe woolly aphid attacks rarely occur, there is little need for woolly aphid pesticide for control. Generally, their numbers are kept low with natural predators like lacewings, ladybugs, hover flies, and parasitic wasps.

If desired, you can spot treat where the aphids are most abundant using insecticidal soap or. Areopraon lepelleyi is another species of wasp which is a parasitoid of the woolly apple aphid. In addition, entomopathogenic nematodes have been used to control root-dwelling populations of E.

lanigerum. Host plants. The host plants include apple, pear, Prunus spp, crab apple, Pyracantha, Cotoneaster, elm, hawthorn and mountain : Insecta. Woolly elm aphids alternates between the elm trees and saskatoon bushes. This insect overwinters on elm trees in the egg stage.

They hatch and feed on the elm tree causing a rolled gall formation on the leaves. In late June they migrate to the saskatoon bushes, and attack the roots. In late July to August the colonies are evident. PREVENTING WOOLLY APHIDS IN APPLE TREES There are two main actions you can take to reduce the likelihood of a woolly aphid attack.

The first is to buy apple trees on rootstocks which are resistant to woolly aphid attack. The most resistant, commonly available rootstock is MM The woolly elm aphid overwinters as an egg in bark crevices on elm. In the spring eggs hatch and female aphids emerge.

These females feed on foliage, causing the leaves to curl, forming a protective enclosure. The females mature within the leaf curl and give rise to a large second generation of Woolly aphid of the elm book, most of which develop into winged aphids.

The appearance of the woolly aphids may cause alarm but the aphids apparently cause no permanent damage. Some infested leaves may drop but this does not reduce the vigor of healthy trees. Honeydew and sooty mold may be a problem on cars, plants and buildings underneath or adjacent to heavily infested trees.

Woolly apple aphid is a sucking insect pest that weakens the tree by feeding on limbs and roots. It gets its name from the woolly appearance of its colonies.

Long strands of white wax are produced that help to protect the colony of purple aphids from predators and pesticide sprays. The woolly apple aphid, Eriosoma lanigerum is a widespread pest of fruit trees, feeding principally on apple, but also, pears, hawthorn, ash, alders, elms and oaks.

Gall making species include Melaphis rhois and Pemphigus spp. Further minor damage can be caused by the honeydew that woolly aphidsClass: Insecta. Commonly known as woolly aphids, these fuzzy little guys are distinguished by the long, white, waxy filaments that cover their posteriors.

which turn aphid excretions called honeydew black Author: Becky Crew. Book Club; Games; Pollinator Outreach; K Curriculum. K Curriculum (Inquiries) Partners; Web Resources; Resources.

Entomology Image Collection; Insectography; Woolly elm aphid Woolly elm bark aphid Woolly hawthorn aphid Woolly pear aphid. Contact Us. Entomology Hall Lincoln, NE [email protected]

Woolly aphids live on several different trees and shrubs. The name describes what is peculiar about this group: The body of the aphid is covered with a white fluffy wax that resembles wool.

In late summer you may notice colonies of woolly aphids clustered on the twigs and shoots of hawthorn and crabapple trees. Infestations are sporadic and vary from trees to tree, variety to variety and place. Common name Woolly aphid also known as American blight Latin name Eriosoma lanigerum Plants affected Edible and crab apples, pyracantha and Cotoneaster horizontalis Main symptoms Lumpy swellings on the bark and, in summer, colonies of aphids covered in white fluff on the trunk and branches Caused by A sap-sucking insect (aphid) Timing April-October.

Read "Elm leaf curl and woolly apple aphid" by Edith Marion Patch available from Rakuten : Edith Marion Patch. Notes on Saskatoon Berry Insects: Woolly elm aphid Identification.

The woolly elm aphid and its close relative the woolly apple aphid, are bluish-white aphids with a white, waxy, wool-like coating.

They feed on the roots of saskatoon bushes, cm below the soil surface. Infested bushes lack vigour. The life cycle of the Woolly Aphid is fascinating, because like other aphids, females can give birth to young without mating.

Here is what the University of Minnesota website says about the life cycle of the Woolly Aphid: “ Woolly aphids generally have two hosts: a primary host on which they overwinter, and a secondary host on which they.

Take a look at this latest USFS infestation map for hemlock wooly aphid as presented at the latest third Symposium on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern United States. Insect infestations (red) generally follow the range of the eastern hemlock but are mainly confined to the Appalachian Mountains in the south and continue north to the mid.

Woolly Aphids get their name from the waxy excretion they carry as a form of protection from predators. At first inspection this may make them appear to be a fungus.

They usually appear in the spring on some fruit trees and shrubs such as apple, pear, prunus, pyracantha, cotoneaster, elm.

Update: Today while walking around the neighborhood I saw lots of migrating woolly aphids, probably woolly elm aphid, floating through the air. They look like little white troll dolls with white tufts of ‘hair’. Species in the genus Eriosoma migrate between two hosts.

Woolly apple aphids have a. Plants affected. Apple, pear, prunus, crab apple, pyracantha, cotoneaster, elm, hawthorn and mountain ash trees.

About Apple woolly aphid. Adult aphids are up to 2mm long and elliptical in shape. Woolly apple aphid is native to eastern North America and originally was a holocyclic, heteroecious aphid species that used the American elm tree, Ulmus americana L., as the winter host and one of several woody plants (Crataegus or Sorbus) as summer by:.

Woolly aphid definition: any of various aphids that secrete a hairlike covering of wax | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.Apples Diseases and pests; Elm Diseases and pests; Woolly apple aphid; Ocr ABBYY FineReader Openlibrary_edition OLM Openlibrary_work OLW Page-progression lr Pages 36 Partner_shiptracking NAL14_c Ppi Scandate Scanner Scanningcenter beltsville SeriesPages:   Woolly elm aphids are just one species among a specialized group of native aphids called woolly aphids.

Learn about the woolly alder aphid in this month’s northeast forest health article. Woolly aphids are sucking insects that feed on leaves, buds, twigs, bark, and roots, but rarely cause significant injury to mature trees.