Lentil-Aphid

Includes

Bean aphid (Aphis fabae)
Green peach aphid (Myzus persicae)
Pea aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum)

Pest description, crop damage and life history

See:

Management-cultural control

Aphid populations tend to be higher in plants that are fertilized liberally with nitrogen.

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.
  • carbaryl
  • imidacloprid
  • 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.
  • spiroteramat
  • zeta-cypermethrin

Management-chemical control: COMMERCIAL USE

  • alpha-cypermethrin (Fastac EC) at 0.02 to 0.025 lb ai/a. PHI 1 day succulent, 21 days dried. REI 12 hr. Retreatment interval 5 days. Do not exceed 0.075 lb ai/a per season.
  • Beauveria bassiana (Mycotrol ESO) at 0.25 to 1 quart/a. PHI 0 days. REI 4 hr. OMRI-listed for organic use.
  • beta-cyfluthrin/imidacloprid (Leverage 360) at 0.056 to 0.066 lb ai/a. PHI 7 days. REI 12 hr. Retreatment interval 14 days. Do not exceed 0.05 lb ai/a beta-cyfluthrin or 0.1 lb ai/a imidacloprid per season.
  • bifenthrin (Brigade 2EC) at 0.033 to 0.1 lb ai/a. PHI 14 days. REI 12 hr. Retreatment interval 7 days. Do not exceed 0.3 lb ai/a per season.
  • bifenthrin + imidacloprid (Brigadier) at 0.06 to 0.0875 lb ai/a. PHI 14 days. REI 12 hr. Do not exceed 0.13 lb ai/a imidacloprid and 0.13 lb ai/a bifenthrin. Retreatment interval 7 days.
  • bifenthrin + zeta-cypermethrin (Hero) at 0.04 to 0.1 lb ai/a. PHI 21 days. REI 12 hr. Retreatment interval 7 days. Do not exceed 0.266 lb ai/a per season.
  • borate complex (Prev-Am Ultra) apply as 0.8% solution. Spray to complete coverage. REI 12 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.
  • cyfluthrin + imidacloprid (Leverage 2.7) at 0.078 lb ai/a. PHI 7 days. REI 12 hr. Retreatment interval 14 days. Do not exceed 0.09 lb ai/a cyfluthrin or 0.13 lb ai/a imidacloprid per year.
  • dimethoate (Dimethoate 4E) at 0.25 to 0.5 lb ai/a. PHI 14 days. REI 48 hr. Do not feed or graze treated plants. Do not exceed 1 lb ai/a per season. Retreatment interval 7 days. Also available as SLN ID-860004, ID-900001, ID-890007, ID-940008, ID-940002.
  • esfenvalerate (Asana XL) at 0.03 to 0.05 lb ai/a. PHI 21 days. REI 12 hr. Do not exceed 0.2 lb ai/a per season. Do not graze or harvest for feed.
  • gamma-cyhalothrin (Declare) at 0.01 to 0.015 lb ai/a. PHI 21 days. REI 24 hr. Do not exceed 0.06 lb ai/a per season. Retreatment interval 5 days. Do not graze or harvest for feed. An oil or nonionic surfactant improves performance.
  • flupyradifurone (Sivanto 200SL) at 0.09 to 0.16 lb ai/a. PHI 7 days. REI 4 hr. Retreatment interval 10 days. Do not exceed 0.365 lb ai/a per season.
  • imidacloprid (Admire Pro) at 0.25 to 0.38 lb ai/a soil and 0.043 lb ai/a foliar. PHI 21 days soil; 7 days foliar. REI 12 hr. Apply in-furrow or by chemigation as soil treatment. See label directions. Do not exceed 0.38 lb ai/a soil or 0.13 lb ai/a foliar per season.
  • imidacloprid (Provado, Prey) at 0.044 lb ai/a. PHI 7 days. REI 12 hr. Retreatment interval 7 days. Do not exceed 0.13 lb ai/a per season.
  • lambda-cyhalothrin (Warrior II) at 0.02 to 0.03 lb ai/a. PHI 21 days. REI 24 hr. Retreatment interval 5 days. Do not exceed 0.12 lb ai/a per season.Do not graze or harvest for feed.
  • spirotetramat (Movento) at 0.06 to 0.08 lb ai/a. PHI 7 days. REI 24 hr. Retreatment interval 7 days. Do not exceed 0.16 lb ai/a per crop season.