Natural enemies of woolly apple aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Washington State.

@article{Gontijo2012NaturalEO,
  title={Natural enemies of woolly apple aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Washington State.},
  author={Lessando M. Gontijo and Stephen D. Cockfield and Elizabeth H. Beers},
  journal={Environmental entomology},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={
          1364-71
        }
}
Woolly apple aphid, Eriosoma lanigerum (Hausmann), has become a pest of increasing importance in Washington apple orchards in the past decade. The increase in aphid outbreaks appears to be associated with changes in pesticide programs and disruption of biological control. We sampled woolly apple aphid colonies in central Washington apple orchards for natural enemies of this pest from 2006 to 2008. The most common predators encountered were Syrphidae (Syrphus opinator Osten Sacken, Eupeodes… CONTINUE READING
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