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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 09.3 February 1998

British Tree Aphids – Natural History and Conservation

By - Jit Thacker, Graham Hopkins

The 'lice' that Major A J Rix, Canadian Royal Artillery (Retired), was cursing more than 50 years ago were in fact the Green Spruce Aphid, Elatobium abietinum, which was yellowing and defoliating the great spruces on the coast of British Columbia. The Major's opinion of aphids is widely echoed today, among agriculturalists, foresters and gardeners.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist