Characterization of a newly discovered symbiont of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae).

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Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) is a species complex containing >28 cryptic species, some of which are important crop pests worldwide. Like many other sap-sucking insects, whiteflies harbor an obligatory symbiont, "Candidatus Portiera aleyrodidarum," and a number of secondary symbionts. So far, six genera of secondary symbionts have been identified… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/AEM.03030-12

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@article{Bing2013CharacterizationOA, title={Characterization of a newly discovered symbiont of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae).}, author={Xiao-Li Bing and Jiao Yang and Einat Zchori-Fein and Xiao-Wei Wang and Shu-Sheng Liu}, journal={Applied and environmental microbiology}, year={2013}, volume={79 2}, pages={569-75} }