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Whiteflies: Biology, Ecology, and Management
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This chapter distilled the information most pertinent for tomato production in an effort to give the reader an understanding of the current knowledge on the topic of whiteflies to be optimistic about the successful integration of management strategies against whiteflies in the future.
Two new species of Ooencyrtus (Hymenoptera, Encyrtidae), egg parasitoids of the bagrada bug Bagrada hilaris (Hemiptera, Pentatomidae), with taxonomic notes on Ooencyrtus telenomicida
In support of a biological control program in California, USA, against the bagrada bug, Bagrada hilaris (Burmeister) (Hemiptera, Pentatomidae), an invasive pest of Asian origin, colonies of two
Lethal and Sub-Lethal Effects of Insecticides on the Pink Hibiscus Mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)
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In the process of studies, abnormalities in the appearance of eggs from females treated with various insecticides are identified, and these aberrant eggs are described.
Untangling the Anagyrus pseudococci species complex (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), parasitoids of worldwide importance for biological control of mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae): Genetic data
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Morphological evaluation and morphometric analyses provided evidence for the identification of the California/Nayarit population as a new species based on the coloration of the male antennal scape and the ratio of the minimum width of the female frontovertex to the head width.
Single-Target and Multiplex Discrimination of Whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Bemisia tabaci and Trialeurodes vaporariorum With Modified Priming Oligonucleotide Thermodynamics
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Using these primer sets in single-target or multiplex PCR allows for quick discrimination and specific identification of B. tabaci complex members and T. vaporariorum, and the addition of 5′A/T-rich overhang sequences increases the sensitivity and amplification of some primer sets.
Reduced Susceptibility of Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) to Commonly Applied Insecticides
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Tests with the neonicotinoids revealed a trend of decreasing susceptibility levels within each season followed by reversion back to early season LC50 estimates in the following year, and data showed seasonal and site variation in susceptibility to imidacloprid, possibly due to differential applications in nearby fields.
Debugging: Strategies and Considerations for Efficient RNAi-Mediated Control of the Whitefly Bemisia tabaci
Simple Summary The whitefly Bemisia tabaci is a crop pest insect that is difficult to control through commercially available methods. Technology that inhibits gene expression is a promising avenue
Whitefly Endosymbionts: Biology, Evolution, and Plant Virus Interactions
TLDR
Endosymbiotic bacteria that are associated with different biotypes of the sweetpotato whitefly are focused on with emphasis on their biological characteristics, diversity, and their interactions with whitefly-transmitted plant viruses.
Large-Scale Seedling Grow-Out Experiments Do Not Support Seed Transmission of Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus in Sweet Potato
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It is concluded that SPLCV is not seed transmitted in sweet potato, based on the results of grow-out experiments, seed coat and cotyledon tests, and vector transmission experiments.
Brassica carinata: New Reproductive Host Plant of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)
ABSTRACT: A laboratory experiment was conducted on two potential reproductive host plant species of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius). The two plant species, Brassica carinata A. Braun
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