Phylloxera and their Threat to Vineyards Worldwide

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Just like regular farmers in the midlands, vineyards have to deal with pests as well.  One pest that devastated vineyards near the end of the 1800’s was phylloxera.  Phylloxera are known as small insects that are nearly microscopic and pale yellow in color.  They are related to aphids, and feed off of grapevines, destroying both […]