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Identification of a whitefly species by genomic and behavioral studies.
An introduced whitefly species, responsible for over a half billion dollars in damage to U.S. agricultural production in 1991, is morphologically indistinguishable from Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius).Expand
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The Bemisia tabaci species complex
Abstract Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) currently is believed to be a species complex, with many biotypes and two described extant cryptic species, B. tabaci and Bemisia argentifolii Bellows and Perring.Expand
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Management of plant viral diseases through chemical control of insect vectors.
In this article we consider the role of epidemiological factors and transmission processes of insect-vectored viruses on the effectiveness of insecticides in a disease management program. We alsoExpand
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Description of a Species of Bemisia (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae)
Bemisia argentifolii Bellows & Perring, n. sp., is described from material collected in California and Florida. This species has been referred to elsewhere as B. tabaci strain B or B. tabaciExpand
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Bagrada hilaris (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), An Invasive Stink Bug Attacking Cole Crops in the Southwestern United States
An invasive stink bug, Bagrada hilaris (Burmeister) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), was discovered in the Western Hemisphere in 2008 near Los Angeles, CA, presumably introduced on container shipmentsExpand
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Biology of Aceria guerreronis (Acari: Eriophyidae) on queen palm, Syagrus romanzoffiana (Arecaceae)
Abstract In 1997, an eriophyoid mite associated with meristem necrosis and death of young queen palm seedlings, Syagrus romanzoffiana (Cham.) Glassman, was discovered in a number of southernExpand
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Courtship Behavior of Bemisia argentifolii (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) and Whitefly Mate Recognition
Abstract Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) consists of a species complex with various degrees of reproductive compatibility between biotypes. One mechanism known to result inExpand
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Development and Reproduction of a Population of Eretmocerus eremicus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) on Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae)
Although the aphelinid parasitoid E7'etmocertlo' erem.iclIs Rose & Zolnerowich is the most abundant naturally occurring parasitoid of Bemisia argentijolii Bellows & PelTing in the U.S. deseltExpand
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Prey stage preference and functional response of the predatory mite Galendromus flumenis to Oligonychus pratensis
The Banks grass mite, Oligonychus pratensis (Banks) (Acari: Tetranychidae), is a serious pest in dates (Phoenix dactylifera L.) in the New World. Currently O. pratensis is managed using the miticide,Expand
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