Susceptibility of Upland Cotton Cultivars to Bemisia tabaci Biotype B (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) in Relation to Leaf Age and Trichome Density

Abstract

The relationships between leaf trichomedensities, leaf age, and sweetpotatowhiteßy, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) biotype B, infestations of 13 upland cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L., cultivars were investigated in 1990 and 2000. Stoneville 474 supported higher numbers of B. tabaci biotype B eggs, nymphs and adults, and also had higher numbers of stellate… (More)

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