Dill-Aphid

Includes

Bean aphid (Aphis fabae)
Green peach aphid (Myzus persicae)
Willow-carrot aphid (Cavariella aegopodii)

Pest description, crop damage and life history

See:

Management-chemical control: HOME USE

Apply to both tops and undersides of leaves.

  • azadirachtin (neem extract)-Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • Beauvaria bassiana-Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • imidacloprid
  • insecticidal soap-May require several applications. Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • plant-derived essential oils (rosemary, peppermint etc.)-These have some efficacy against aphids. Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • pyrethrins-Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • spinosad-Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

  • azadirachtin (Neemix)-REI 4 hr. See label for rates. Acts slowly. Apply early. Thorough coverage and repeat applications are necessary. Some formulations are OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • Beauveria bassiana (Mycotrol ESO) at 0.25 to 1 quart/a. PHI 0 days. REI 4 hr. OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • Chromobacterium subtsugae (Grandevo) at 0.6 to 0.9 lb ai/a per 100 gal. PHI 0 days. REI 4 hr. OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • insecticidal soap (M-Pede) at 1 to 2% solution. Potassium salts of fatty acids. See label for gal/a. PHI 0 days. REI 12 hr.
  • imidacloprid (Admire Pro) at 0.25 to 0.375 lb ai/a soil and 0.043 lb ai/a foliar. PHI soil 14 days; foliar 7 days. REI 12 hr. Do not exceed 0.38 lb ai/a soil or 0.13 lb ai/a foliar per season.
  • imidacloprid (Provado) at 0.044 lb ai/a foliar. PHI 7 days. REI 12 hr. Do not exceed 0.13 lb ai/a per season. Retreatment interval 5 days.