Hemipteran Hopper Species Associated with Acid Lime Plants (Citrus aurantifolia L .) in the Sultanate of Oman: Candidate Vectors of Witches’-Broom Disease of Lime

  title={Hemipteran Hopper Species Associated with Acid Lime Plants (Citrus aurantifolia L .) in the Sultanate of Oman: Candidate Vectors of Witches’-Broom Disease of Lime},
  author={S. A. Razvi and Rashid Al-Shidi and Najma Mahmood Al-Zadjali and Yousuf Mohammad Al-Raeesy},
  journal={Journal of Agricultural and Marine Sciences},
Regular monitoring of hemipteran hopper species (including psyllids) associated with small-fruited acid lime trees (Citrus aurantifolia L.) was conducted for four years using motorized insect suction to determine the possible vectors of witches’- broom disease of lime (WBDL). The study was done in two phases: monitoring was done in Habra village, Wilayat Wadi AlMaawal (Batinah region) for one year from June 2000 to May 2001; then monitoring was done in Maharah village, Wilayat AlMusannah… 

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