Black bean aphid

  • Marion Gratwick


The black bean aphid (Aphis fabae Scopoli) or blackfly is a common and widespread pest of field and broad beans, dwarf French and runner beans, sugar beet, mangel, fodder beet, spinach beet and spinach. It also occurs on fat-hen, poppy and dock. Very similar black aphids occur on other cultivated plants and weeds including rhubarb, dahlia, nasturtium, dock and thistle.


Broad Bean Root Crop Field Bean Eradicant Treatment Runner Bean 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marion Gratwick
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  1. 1.Ministry of AgricultureFisheries and Food Harpenden LaboratoryUK

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