Pest management specialist Charles Summers wins prestigious Woodworth Award
...ctive mulches, used to delay and reduce aphid and whitefly
infestations on squash, pumpkins, cucumbers and to... aphids, aphid-transmitted viruses, and silverleaf whitefly
could be managed using plastic reflective mulches,... are effective in delaying the onset of silverleaf whitefly
colonization and the incidence of aphid-borne viru...
Whiteflies and plant viruses can help each other to speed up biological invasion
... An invasive whitefly
has developed mutualistic relationships with the p...rida experienced outbreaks of what is now known as whitefly
(Bemisia tabaci) biotype "B," first in greenhouse ...countries around the world. The outbreaks of the B whitefly
have often been followed by pandemics of a group o...
Whitefly spreads emerging plant viruses
... A tiny whitefly
is responsible for spreading a group of plant viru... more than 500 plant species," she said.
and the plant viruses it transmits are no longer r...resistance.
"As the population levels of the whitefly
B. tabaci continue to remain robust, new species o...
Biotech cotton provides same yield with fewer pesticides
...tection Agency funded the research.
Bt cotton controls only one of Arizona's three major cotton pests. To control the other two pests, sweet potato whitefly
(Bemisia tabaci) and the western tarnished plant bug (Lygus hesperus), growers use broad-spectrum insecticides and other types of insecticides known a...