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A New Huanglongbing Species, “Candidatus Liberibacter psyllaurous,” Found To Infect Tomato and Potato, Is Vectored by the Psyllid Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc)
- A. K. Hansen, J. Trumble, R. Stouthamer, T. Paine
- BiologyApplied and Environmental Microbiology
- 1 August 2008
ABSTRACT A new huanglongbing (HLB) “Candidatus Liberibacter” species is genetically characterized, and the bacterium is designated “Candidatus Liberibacter psyllaurous.” This bacterium infects the…
Plant compensation for arthropod herbivory
A primary purpose for this review is to integrate the forms of compensation reported in the literature in the context of natural and agricultural habitats.
Competitive displacement among insects and arachnids.
It is suggested that competitive displacement has the potential to be a widespread phenomenon, and the frequency of these displacement events may increase, given the ever-increasing degree of anthropogenic changes to the environment.
Effects of Elevated Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide on Insect‐Plant Interactions
For insect conservation purposes, it is critical to begin long-term studies on the effects of enhanced CO 2 levels on insect populations, and many orders containing insect species important for ecosystem conservation, and even those important as agricultural or medical pests have not been examined.
Plant allocation to defensive compounds: interactions between elevated CO(2) and nitrogen in transgenic cotton plants.
- C. Coviella, R. Stipanovic, J. Trumble
- Environmental ScienceJournal of experimental botany
- 1 February 2002
Data indicate that for the future expected elevated CO(2) concentrations, plant allocation to defensive compounds will be affected enough to impact plant-herbivore interactions.
The potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae): life history, relationship to plant diseases, and management strategies.
This review seeks to provide a comprehensive update to B. cockerelli life history, relationship to plant diseases, and the current state of management strategies against this major pest of solanaceous crops.
Genetic differentiation between eastern populations and recent introductions of potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli) into western North America
The ISSR data were consistent in indicating the development of a new psyllid biotype that has adapted to western North America rather than a simple range expansion, but the other genetic data sets were less conclusive.
Comparative fitness of invasive and native populations of the potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli)
Within the invasive population of the California populations, psyllids feeding on tomatoes showed consistently better survivorship and a higher growth index than those feeding on pepper, despite the decreased developmental time required on peppers.
Effect of CryIC toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis on larval feeding behavior of Spodoptera exigua
The avoidance of CryIC toxin by neonates and third instars strongly suggests that CryIC, which also is present in the commercial formulation and in the inclusion bodies, is responsible for eliciting avoidance behavior by S. exigua larvae.
Is it enemy‐free space? The evidence for terrestrial insects and freshwater arthropods
Results from this limited number of natural systems suggest that EFS may be important in moulding the niches of arthropods, and it is suggested that authors test for EFS experimentally, be judicious in selecting articles to cite in support of EFS, and exert care in attributing it as a selective force in the evolution ofArthropods in specific systems.