Phylloxera

Posted on March 10, 2017

Author: Lamar Engel

Date: 4/20/2015

Known as the ‘burrowing plant louse’ or by its full name ‘Phylloxera Vastatrix’, this vineyard parasite is one of the most serious of all potential obstacles in vineyards. Native to the United States, phylloxera attacks the roots of the vine and eventually kills it.