EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 03 - 1986 Num. article: 1986/01

Appearance of Daktulosphaira vitifoliae in Britain

The Phylloxera aphid has been found at three vineyards in Somerset, mostly on susceptible cultivars adjoining areas recently planted with imported material on resistant rootstocks. Measures are actively being taken to limit spread and to locate·any further infestations.


Harpenden Laboratory