Raspberry and blackberry aphids
Several species of sap sucking aphids can suck sap from the leaves, shoot tips and flower stalks of raspberry, blackberry and other related hybrid berries.
Scientific names: Amphorophora idaei, A. rubi, Aphis idaei and Macrosiphum funestum
Plants affected: Raspberry, blackberry and hybrid berries
Main symptoms: Leaf curling and lack of vigour, some virus transmission
Most active: Spring and early summer
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