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Identification: Key to Aphids Commonly Found in Small Grains, Corn and Sorghum in California

Based on the key characteristics, the aphid is likely to be

Bird cherry-oat aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi)

Photo of wingless bird cherry-oat aphid

Photo of winged bird cherry-oat aphid
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Find out more about bird cherry-oat aphid in



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