* 1. The best way to determine an infestation of pea leaf weevil is to scout the field.

* 2. Pea leaf weevil attack growing seedling plants leaving a distinctive notching of the leaves.

* 3. Chickpeas are unaffected by Aphids and aphid vectored diseases.

* 4. Aphids are able to over winter in the high areas of the PNW.

* 5. Viral diseases like bean leaf roll virus and pea enation mosaic virus are carried by the pea aphid.

* 6. Ascochyta Blight affects only chickpeas.

* 7. The pea aphid can produce winged offspring when the food source dries up.

* 8. A. Blight is characterized by brown lesions on the plant stems and leaves.

* 9. Sclerotinia or white mold likes dry weather and causes a discoloration on the leaves.

* 10. The Aphid Tracker website gives producers calculators to establish economic thresholds to treat fields based on symptoms and numbers of aphid.

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