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SUMMARY The planthopper Hyalesthes obsoletus, is the vector of grapevine bois noir disease, caused by stolbur phytoplasma. This hopper is widespread in Europe and the Middle East but it is not aExpand
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Dispersal patterns and chromatic response of Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Homoptera Cicadellidae), vector of the phytoplasma agent of grapevine flavescence dorée
Abstract  1 Scaphoideus titanus Ball, a nearctic leafhopper introduced into Europe in the 1950s, is known to be the vector of the phytoplasma agent of flavescence dorée (FD), a persistent disease ofExpand
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Seasonal and Daily Movement of Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Homoptera: Cicadellidae)
Abstract Seasonal and daily flight patterns of Scaphoideus titanus Ball were investigated in northern Italy, throughout a 3-yr period, using yellow sticky traps placed in an experimental vineyard.Expand
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The mosaic leafhopper Orientus ishidae: host plants, spatial distribution, infectivity, and transmission of 16SrV phytoplasmas to vines.
Orientus ishidae (Matsumura) is an Asian species introduced into Europe and recently associated with 16SrV phytoplasmas, related to grapevine “flavescence dorée”. Its life cycle, host plants, spatialExpand
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Relationships between Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) feeding activity, crop technique and mycotoxin contamination of corn kernel in northwestern Italy
Abstract The relationships between the feeding activity of Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner), crop technique (i.e., planting date, nitrogen fertilization, irrigation, and use of deltamethrin), andExpand
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Spatial distribution of nymphs of Scaphoideus titanus (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) in grapes, and evaluation of sequential sampling plans.
The spatial distribution of the nymphs of Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Homoptera Cicadellidae), the vector of grapevine flavescence dorée (Candidatus Phytoplasma vitis, 16Sr-V), was studied by applyingExpand
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Seasonal progression of sex ratio and phytoplasma infection in Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae).
The differences between the seasonal occurrence and likelihood of being infected by FD phytoplasmas, of male and female Scaphoideus titanus Ball, were investigated. Sex ratio (male: female) wasExpand
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Presence of Scaphoideus titanus on American grapevine in woodlands, and infection with "flavescence dorée" phytoplasmas
Studies on the occurrence of Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Auchenorrhyncha Cicadellidae) on American grapevine (AGV) in brushwood areas and in close vineyards, and on its infection with “flavescenceExpand
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Spatial patterns of Scaphoideus titanus (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae): a geostatistical and neural network approach
The spatial distribution of the leafhopper Scaphoideus titanus Ball, the vector of the pathogen Flavescence dorée of grapevine, was studied in the Asti Province (Piedmont) Italy. Field sampling ofExpand
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Tracking the dispersion of Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) from wild to cultivated grapevine: use of a novel mark-capture technique.
The dispersion of Scaphoideus titanus Ball adults from wild to cultivated grapevines was studied using a novel mark-capture technique. The crowns of wild grapevines located at a distance fromExpand
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