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Chalcid parasitoid community associated with the invading pest Dryocosmus kuriphilus in north‐western Italy
Abstract.  1. Biological invasions of exotic species pose a major threat to native biodiversity. Invaders are known to have direct impacts on native species; however, less well studied are theExpand
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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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Composition, abundance and phytoplasma infection in the hawthorn psyllid fauna of northwestern Italy
Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) is one of the natural hosts of Cacopsylla melanoneura, the acknowledged vector of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma mali’, the causal agent of Apple Proliferation disease, aExpand
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Novel insight in the life cycle of Torymus sinensis, biocontrol agent of the chestnut gall wasp
Torymus sinensis Kamijo (Hymenoptera: Torymidae) is a biological control agent of the chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae). It is reported in the literature asExpand
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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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New insights in phytoplasma‐vector interaction: acquisition and inoculation of flavescence dorée phytoplasma by Scaphoideus titanus adults in a short window of time
The leafhopper Scaphoideus titanus is able to transmit 16SrV phytoplasmas agents of grapevine’s flavescence dorée (FD) within 30–45 days, following an acquisition access period (AAP) of a few daysExpand
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Idiam: la risposta della ricerca al problema diabrotica
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