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Aphid Outbreaks and Pesticide Applications

The soybean aphid outbreaks were memorable because it was hard to miss the presence of the aerial applicator airplanes.¬† ¬†Although Iowa is a heavy agricultural area with a long history of pesticide use, the added visibility of the aerial applicators … Continue reading


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Clean Beans and Aphids

Clean beans created the conditions that caused outbreaks of soybean aphids in the same way that pouring an accelerant (for example, gasoline) around the outside of a building would cause the conditions for a fire. The soybean aphid is Aphis … Continue reading

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