José E A Beserra-Júnior

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The incidence of begomovirus infections in crop plants sharply increased in Brazil during the 1990s following the introduction of the invasive B biotype of the whitefly vector, Bemisia tabaci. It is believed that this biotype transmitted begomoviruses from noncultivated plants to crop species with greater efficiency than indigenous B. tabaci biotypes.(More)
The citrus blackfly Aleurocanthus woglumi Ashby 1915 (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) is an important insect species native to southwest Asia and represents one of the main pests of citrus plants. It is widely distributed in the tropical and subtropical regions of the globe (Heu and Nagamine, 2001). In Brazil, A. woglumi was first reported in the state of Pará in(More)
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