leafhopper


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small leaping insect that sucks the juices of plants

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Maize response to corn leafhopper (Homoptera: Cicadelidae) infestation and achaparramiento disease.
A revision of the New World leafhoppers of the subfamily Ledrinae (Homoptera: Cicadellidae).
The amphipod Orchestia grillus, leafhoppers (Order Homoptera), and the isopod Philoscia vittata were the most common invertebrates encountered in the marsh.
Michelle has planted European prune trees alongside their organic vineyard to provide a favorite winter haven for leafhopper predators.
In fact, the tea green leafhopper has been provided with several scientific names including Empoasca vitis (Goethe), Jacobiasca formosana (Paoli) and Empoasca onukii Matsuda.
Similar aggressive mating response has also been observed in cotton leafhopper, Amrasca devastans (Dist.
Three representative alfalfa samples and two groups of leafhopper samples out of the total samples collected from the fields in the visited areas tested positive for plant pathogenic phytoplasmas using P1/P7 primer pair in the first round of PCR test.
When an aphid, leafhopper, or psyllid lands on a plant to feed, it begins a process of chemical warfare.
This is the first report on the identification of a leafhopper as a yam virus vector.
Leafhopper feeding causes light damage, but leaflaoppers can spread aster yellows, a disease caused by a tumor-forming bacterium sometimes present in otherwise healthy soils.
The invader is a half-inch-long leafhopper called the glassy-winged sharpshooter (Hornalodisca coagulata).