South Georgia Crop News

Crop News Covering Crisp, Turner, Worth, and Wilcox Counties

White Sugarcane Aphid in Sorghum

The following information was provided by Dr. David Buntin, UGA grain crop entomologist. A new aphid, the white sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari), has been found attacking sorghum in Georgia.   The aphid was the white sugarcane aphid.  Subsequent reports find the aphid in 9 total counties in the southwest quadrant of…
Read More