Dealing with aphids on broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, and cauliflower

Aphids in many Southern California vegetable gardens are particularly bad this winter. What a good opportunity to test some control methods and make observations about aphid behavior. Brevicoryne brassicae, that’s the scientific name for the particular aphid I’m talking about. As you can see, it’s named after its host plants: members of the Brassica genus, … Continue reading Dealing with aphids on broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, and cauliflower