Bemisia tabaci


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  • noun

Synonyms for Bemisia tabaci

a strain of pest accidentally imported into Florida from the Middle East then spread to California where it is a very serious pest feeding on almost all vegetable crops and poinsettias

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There are 41 biotypes of Bemisia tabaci so called species complex based on allozymeand molecular data [3, 11-13].
Solanaceae) on Bemisia tabaci (Gennidus) (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae).
Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius), and Tertalicia erianthi Danzig, in central Asia (Myartseva 1993; Myartseva & Yasnosh 1994).
In 2005, three products, Neem (Azadirachta indica) extracts, Effective Microbes (EM) and Imidacloprid were evaluated for their efficacy in the control of Bemisia tabaci and OYVMV on okra.
The virus is spread by the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci, a small sap-sucking insect.
Whitefly: Silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia Tabaci (Gennadius) and greenhouse whitefly, Trialeurodes Vaporariorum (Westwood) adults are about 1/16 inch in length, have 4 wings which, along with the dorsal part of the body, are covered with white waxy powder.
In whiteflies, the coxI 5' end has been largely abandoned as a barcode, particularly in the pest complex Bemisia tabaci Gennadius, in favor of the 3' end of the same gene for which primers more faithfully amplify DNA (Shatters et al.
Maruthi MN, Hillocks RJ, Mtunda, K, Raya MD, Muhanna M, Kiozia H, Rekha AR, Colvin J and JM Thresh Transmission of Cassava brown streak virus by Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) J.
raetam showed a great replant effect and as toxic as Imidacloprid to the sweet potato whitefly Bemisia tabaci affecting sweet potato in Jordan [16].
Bemisia tabaci is the scientific name for a collection of closely related whiteflies that are worldwide agricultural pests.
Isaria fumosorosea ESALQ-1296 Bemisia tabaci biotype B Metarhizium anisopliae ESALQ-E9 Mahanarva posticata Species Sampling location Commercial brands (1) Beauveria bassiana Piracicaba, SP Boveril[R] Isaria fumosorosea Jaboticabal, SP -- Metarhizium anisopliae Boca da Mata, AL Metarril[R] (1) Commercial formulations registered in Brazil (Agrofit 2014) based on the respective isolates.
It had been known for some time that the principal insect pests on watermelons in Florida were aphids, rindworms, whiteflies, and thrips, but it took 2 years of research to realize that SqVYV transmitted by the silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia tabaci, was responsible for WVD.
Whitefly Bemisia tabaci Gennadius (Aleyrodidae: Hemiptera) is one of the most harmful pests globally.