A new pest of grain and forage sorghum, the sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari), was found for the first time in South Carolina in October 2014. The insect rapidly became a key pest of sorghum. This publication provides an overview of the insect’s biology and recommended management practices.
Growers, agricultural consultants, County Extension Agents
Reay-Jones FPF, Greene JK. Sugarcane Aphid as a Pest of Sorghum. Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension. 2019; LGP 1027. http://lgpress.clemson.edu/publication/sugarcane-aphid-as-a-pest-of-sorghum/.