Influence of the Potato leafroll virus and virus-infected plants on the arrestment of the aphid, Myzus persicae

A series of experiments was conducted using membrane sachets containing MP148 diet or phosphate-buffered sucrose with and without purified Potato leafroll virus to determine if direct encounter with the virus would arrest the aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer) (Homoptera: Aphididae). In only two out of 36 tests were there significantly more aphids settled on… (More)