Relative contribution of rainfall and coconut hybrids to the abundance and composition of the Auchenorrhyncha community as potential vectors of phytoplasmas in the state of Sergipe, Brazil

@article{daSilva2018RelativeCO,
  title={Relative contribution of rainfall and coconut hybrids to the abundance and composition of the Auchenorrhyncha community as potential vectors of phytoplasmas in the state of Sergipe, Brazil},
  author={Flaviana G. da Silva and Eliana M Dos Passos and Leandro Eugenio Cardamone Diniz and Marcelo Ferreira Fernandes and Charles Bartlett and Michel Dollet and Adenir Vieira Teodoro},
  journal={Agricultural and Forest Entomology},
  year={2018},
  volume={21}
}
The quarantine disease Lethal Yellowing (LY) is currently the main threat to coconut cultivation in Brazil. LY is caused by phytoplasmas and is transmitted by Haplaxius crudus (Hemiptera: Cixiidae), although other planthoppers/leafhoppers could be involved. We assessed the Auchenorrhyncha community composition on various coconut hybrids, including association with parental and nonparental dwarf coconut accessions. The Auchenorrhyncha were trapped in 2016 between the dry and rainy seasons (March… 

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