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This study was initiated to provide Christmas tree growers with a selection of insecticides capable of effective control of balsam twig aphid (Mindarus abietinus Koch) on balsam fir. Low rates of active ingredients were tested to assure minimal environmental impact and reduced chemical costs
Maine Agricultural Experiment Station
balsam fir, balsam twig aphid
Bradbury, R.L., and E.A. Osgood. 1986. Chemical control of balsam twig aphid, Mindarus abietinus Koch (Homoptera: Aphididae). Maine Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 124.