NEW INFORMATION... SARDI entomologists Maarten van Helden, pictured, and Greg Baker have confirmed the Australian Russian wheat aphid population belongs to the RWAau1 biotype and hope this will help in determining where they originated. NEW INFORMATION... SARDI entomologists Maarten van Helden, pictured, and Greg Baker have confirmed the Australian Russian wheat aphid population belongs to the RWAau1 biotype and hope this will help in determining where they originated.

More known about RWA

SCIENTISTS have confirmed Australia’s Russian wheat aphid populations belong to the one biotype, RWAau1.

This discovery, achieved through GRDC research investments, will support ongoing and future research to combat the pest.

SARDI entomologists Maarten van Helden and Greg Baker led the experiments to identify the biotypes of the aphid and how it came to Australia.

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