Effects of Host Plant on Development and Body Size of Three Haplotypes of Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae).

Potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Šulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae), is an economic pest of solanaceous crops in North and Central America, and in New Zealand. Four genetic haplotypes of the psyllid have been identified in North America. Three of these haplotypes (Central, Western, and Northwestern) are common on potato crops within the major potato… CONTINUE READING