Tag: "sharpshooter" at biology news
Surprising symbiosis: Glassy-winged sharpshooter eats with friends
...lebrity living on mineral water, the glassy-winged sharpshooter
consumes only the dilute sap of woody plants--incl...te metabolic co-dependency among the glassy-winged sharpshooter
(Homalodisca coagulata) and two bacteria, Baumannia cicadellinicola and Sulcia muelleri. The sharpsh...
Vineyard weeds found to host Pierce's disease of grapes
...wn feeding and breeding hosts of the glassy-winged sharpshooter
were tested first, then plants particularly abundant in or near vineyards. "Our objectives were to determine the fate of Pierce's disease infections in previously untested plant species associated with southern San Joaquin Valley vineyards, and comp...