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Parasitoid recruitment to the globally invasive chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus
The chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus is a global pest of chestnut (Castanea). Established as a pest in the mid 20th century in Japan, Korea and the USA, this species has now reached Europe.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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Phytoplasmas in carrots: disease and potential vectors in Serbia
The prevalent presence of aster yellows phytoplasmas belonging to the subgroup 16SrI-A together with the presence of samples infected with phytoplasmas belonging to the subgroups 16SrI-B andExpand
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Epidemiological aspects of phytoplasmas in Chilean grapevines
Some Auchenorrhyncha specimens were captured, identified and tested to verify phytoplasma presence in Chilean vineyards; many of them belong to the subfamily Delthocephalinae and Agalliinae (familyExpand
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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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Leafhoppers and Cixiids in Phytoplasma-infected Carrot Fields: Species Composition and Potential Phytoplasma Vectors
SUMMARY The first molecular analysis of samples collected in southern Backa (Serbia) confirmed the presence of aster yellows (16SrI) and stolbur phytoplasmas (16SrXII) in insects belonging to theExpand
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Molecular identification of the Hyalesthes species (Hemiptera: Cixiidae) occurring in vineyard agroecosystems
The insect family Cixiidae includes economically important vectors of plant pathogens. Hyalesthes obsoletus transmits the stolbur phytoplasma (16SrXII-A genetic group) associated with a seriousExpand
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Molecular differentiation of four Reptalus species (Hemiptera: Cixiidae)
Abstract The cixiid species Reptalus quinquecostatus, R. cuspidatus, R. panzeri and R. melanochaetus are widely distributed in Europe and are receiving growing attention because of their potentialExpand
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Insect vectors of plant pathogenic Mollicutes in the Euro-Mediterranean region
This paper embeds a review of insect vectors of Mollicutes plant pathogens in Europe and Middle East. A dissertation on systematic and phylogeny introduces the two groups of vectors: AuchenorrhynchaExpand
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