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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
The Bemisia tabaci species complex
- T. Perring
- 1 November 2001
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
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 also… Expand
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. tabaci… Expand
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 shipments… Expand
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 southern… Expand
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 in… Expand
Association of the nucleic acid of squash leaf curl geminivirus with the whitefly Bemisia tabaci
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. deselt… Expand
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