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1.4.9 Eriophyoid mites as vectors of plant pathogens
Publisher Summary Among the Acari, only the Eriophyoidea are important vectors of plant pathogens. Currently, about a dozen plant diseases are known to be caused by the agents that are transmitted byExpand
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1.4.7 Toxemias and other non-distortive feeding effects
Publisher Summary Many eriophyoids that do not cause galls or other distortions of host tissue affect the appearance of their hosts, either by the direct effects of feeding on epidermal cells or byExpand
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1.4.2 Spermatophore deposition, mating behavior and population mating structure
Publisher Summary All spermatophores of eriophyoid species possess the same basic structural features. The males of A. fockeui visit pre-emergent females and terminate their visit with the depositionExpand
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Diapause and polymorphism in California populations of Psylla pyricola (Homoptera: Psyllidae).
Pear psylla, Psylla pyricola Foerster, from Wynola, San Diego County, California (approximately lat 33°5'N), could be induced to enter diapause by exposure to photoperiod of 14 hr light and 10 hrExpand
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Evaluation of trap color and height placement for monitoring Circulifer tenellus (Baker) (Homoptera: Cicadellidae).
The beet leafhopper, Circulifer tenellus (Baker), was found to be significantly attracted to the color yellow. Yellow, opaque plastic cards coated with a sticky substance were shown to be anExpand
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Inoculativity of Leafhopper Vectors of Stubborn Disease in California
Leafhoppers collected in citrus growing districts and elsewhere in California were tested for the presence of the citrus stubborn pathogen, Spiroplasma citri Saglio et al., either by feeding them onExpand
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Sperm storage in female Eriophyoidea (Acarina).
The spermathecae of females of 20 species of Eriophyoidea (two Nalepellidae, two Rhyncaphytoptidae, and 16 Eriophyidae) were examined in situ for the presence of sperm. Both Rhyncaphytoptidae and 14Expand
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