Aphids and fleas found in crops across graingrowing regions

Belinda Morrissy
July 9 2024 - 2:00pm
Russian wheat aphids and feeding damage on tillering Illabo wheat. Photo: Rachel Minett (South Coastal Agencies).
Russian wheat aphids and feeding damage on tillering Illabo wheat. Photo: Rachel Minett (South Coastal Agencies).

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) July edition of PestFacts WA has reported sightings of lucerne flea in Northampton, Morawa, Dongara, Mingenew, Cadoux, Wongan Hills and Grass Valley, as well as Russian wheat aphid (RWA) in cereal crops in Grass Patch and Condingup.

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Belinda Morrissy

Farm Weekly journo, researching ag related stories relevant to our readership, with a strong focus on grains. Proud West Aussie and West Coast supporter!

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