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green peach aphid

an aphid, Myzus persicae, that is a pest of many fruit trees, ornamentals, and vegetables and a vector of certain viral plant diseases.
Also called spinach aphid, tobacco aphid.
Origin of green peach aphid
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for green peach aphid
  • Another species, the green peach aphid, also attacks delphinium.
  • The bean aphid and green peach aphid sometimes infest rhubarb.
  • The green peach aphid sometimes infests sweet potatoes.
  • All hosts of the green peach aphid are regulated, including peach and apricot trees.
  • The bean aphid, green peach aphid and the potato aphid all occasionally infest parsnip.
  • The potato aphid and the green peach aphid commonly infest flowering tobacco plants.
  • The green peach aphid and other aphids often infest plants in the home and greenhouse.
  • The potato aphid and the green peach aphid both commonly infest tomato plants.

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