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Tuberolachnus salignus, the Giant Willow Aphid

 

  • Biocontrol for willow pest released From Forest health News 297, February 2020. After years of hard work, researchers from Scion have begun releasing a biocontrol to manage the giant willow aphid (GWA). The biocontrol is…
     
  • Giant Willow Aphid biocontrol update From Forest Health News 292, September 2019. We have made great progress and achieved excellent results in our programme on the long-term management of the giant willow aphid (GWA), Tuberolachnus salignus,…
     
  • Trojan aphids used to import parasitoids From Forest Health News 278, January 2018. After two attempts, the braconid parasitoid, Pauesia sp., has been successfully imported into Scion’s containment facility in Rotorua. Pauesia sp. is a potential biological control agent for…
     
  • Giant Willow Aphid Update From Forest Health News No. 268, July 2016. The giant willow aphid (Tuberolachnus salignus) was first found in New Zealand (Auckland) in December 2013 (FH News 246). Within a few months…
     
  • Monitoring giant willow aphid abundance in the Bay of Plenty From Forest Health News 263, February 2016. Giant willow aphids. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic student Julia Martin, hosted at Scion this summer, is developing methods to monitor the seasonal abundance…
     
  • A new willow insect pest in New Zealand The giant willow aphid Ian McIvor and Trevor Jones, New Zealand Tree Grower August 2014. The giant willow aphid, Tuberolachnus salignus was first reported in December 2013 from Auckland. By March 2014 this aphid…
     
  • Disappearing act of the conspicuous giant willow aphid From Forest Health News 248, March 2014. Tuberolachus salignus aphid The giant willow aphid, Tuberolachnus salignus, which was first found in New Zealand late last year (see Forest Health News…
     
  • Tuberolachnus salignus, a new aphid on the block From Forest Health News 246, March 2014. Tuberolachnus salignus aphid. The giant willow aphid, Tuberolachnus salignus (Hemiptera: Aphididae) was first found in New Zealand on 23 Dec 2013 at Western Springs…
     

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