What is phylloxera?

Phylloxera is a small soil-borne aphid-like pest that attacks the roots of grapevines.  Phylloxera is able to to spread at a rate of approximately of 20 km per year.  With the help of man, the speed of spread can become faster.

If phylloxera is discovered, there are a number of steps that must be taken to quarantine the area.  For details please contact us.