Bemisia argentifolii. Bellows & Perring Bemisia tabaci Biotype B (Gennadius, ). Common Names. silverleaf whitefly, sweetpotato whitefly. Abstract. In a greenhouse experiment we documented the effects of low, medium, and high nitrogen in cotton on development and honeydew production by the. Abstract. The suitability of the whitefly Bemisia argentifolii Bellows & Perring and the potato aphid, Macrosiphum euphorbiae (Thomas), as prey for 2 indig.

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Whiteflies do not enter greenhouses or areas covered with this type of plastic as frequently as they do greenhouses covered in non-UV-absorbing material. The Encarsia formosa “Beltsville Strain”, however, has been unsuccessful in control B. In commercial greenhouses, visual inspections of experimental plants with artificial whitefly patches indicated that E.

Its common name is the silverleaf whitefly, because of its unique ability to induced silverleaf disorder in squash. Characterization of cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus, a Bemisia tabaci-transmitted Closterovirus. With a variable release strategy, six female parasitoids are released per plant per week for the first half of the growing season.

To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. First report of tomato yellow leaf curl virus in Portugal. Female of an Eretmocerus species host-feeding on Bemisia nymph. The anus of whitefly nymphs opens into a depression on the dorsal surface called the vasiform orifice.

Silverleaf whitefly

The honeydew can stick cotton lint together, making it more difficult to gin and therefore reducing its value. Annual Review of Entomology. Beetles pupate in groups on the undersides of lower leaves or in crevices. Don’t have an account? Biological difference between a new strain and a old strain of the sweetpotato whitefly. Phytosanitary Measures In countries where MEAM 1 species is not already present, the enforcement of strict phytosanitary regulations as required for B.


The others are two different transmissible tomato yellow leaf curl viruses that are causing major crop losses within the tomato industries of Spain, Portugal and Italy Moriones et al.

Applied Biological Control Research: Silverleaf Whitefly, Bemisia argentifolii

A whitefly transmitted geminivirus associated with cotton leaf curl disease in Pakistan. If you originally registered with a username please use that bemiaia sign in. This insect growth regulator does not kill adult whiteflies, and has low toxicity to mammals, fish, birds and bumblebees. Nymphs are flattened and oval in shape, greenish-yellow in color, and range from 0. Aphelinidae has provided successful biological control of low and high density populations of T.

Adult whiteflies emerge through a T-shaped slit argentifoii the integument of the last nymphal instar. Delphastus pusillus larvae and adults avoid feeding on whiteflies with late stage developing parasitoids Hymenoptera: Infestations of whiteflies, especially in greenhouses, may occasionally be a mixture of Bemisia and Trialeurodes vaporariorum Westwoodthe greenhouse whitefly.

A green lacewing Chrysoperla carnea adult. Placement of cards five cm above the crop canopy produce the most abundant adult catches. Bemisia argentifolii From Bugwoodwiki. Biology hemisia Ecology Top of page Eggs are usually laid in circular groups, on the underside of leaves, with the broad bemiska touching the surface and the long axis perpendicular to the leaf. Hosts Back to Top Bemisia is widely polyphagous, feeding on over species of plants in 74 families.

Adult whiteflies can be monitored in greenhouses with yellow sticky cards. Species such as poinsettia and gerbera were highlighted as probable hosts.


Aschersonia aleyrodis and E. Argenticolii effective insecticides were screened like as ethofenpurox, pymetrozin, piridaben, piriproxyfen, flufenoxuron, neonicotinoid type etc. A fungi, Verticillium lecaniis registrated as a biological agent which can control Thrips palmi and greenhouse whitefly at a same time Saito, Agricultural Science Tabriz, 13 2: Such leaves are later shed.

Distribution Back to Top Bemisia is primarily a pest argentifloii cultivated plants in tropical and warm temperate regions of the world.

Crop Protection, 20 9: At time of harvest, densities of live nymphs and pupae should average 0. Journal of Applied Entomology, 3: European Whitefly Studies Network.

Bemisia argentifolii – Bugwoodwiki

The crawler has three pairs of well-developed four-segmented legs, three-segmented antennae, and small eyes. Journal of Economic Entomology. The silverleaf whitefly adult is small, isabout 0.

It was found attacking crops that it had not infested previously, such as poinsettia, and was resistant to many formerly effective insecticides. Eretmocerus species cause mortality to whiteflies by host-feeding, in addition to parasitism. These include members of the families PhytoseiidaeCoccinellidaeSyrphidaeAnthocoridaeNabidaeand MiridaeChrysopidae and Coniopterygidae.

The importance of maintaining Protected Zone status against Bemisia tabaci. Mating can occur as soon as the whiteflies have expanded and hardened their wings, usually within a few hours. Movement in trade Any susceptible plant or crop, where leafy material is produced for distribution and export can act as a means bemisja dispersing MEAM1.