By Raymond J. Gill, Judith K. Brown (auth.), Philip A. Stansly, Steven E. Naranjo (eds.)

Bemisia tabaci (Gennedius) has unusual itself from the greater than one thousand whitefly species on the earth through it adaptability, endurance and capability to wreck a variety of agricultural and horticultural plants in all six of the world’s inhabited continents. B. tabaci inflicts plant harm via direct feeding, inducement of plant problems, vectoring of plant viruses and excretion of honeydew. This ebook collates a number of points of the pest starting from easy to utilized technology and molecular to panorama degrees of research. specialists in a number of disciplines offer large, yet designated summaries and dialogue of taxonomy, genetics, anatomy, morphology, body structure, habit, ecology, symbiotic relationships, virus vector institutions and diverse strategies for built-in administration of this pest insect. The e-book is concentrated totally on development over the last 10-15 years and is directed at employees within the box in addition to the trained specialist who would possibly not unavoidably specialise in whitefly study. The booklet is exclusive in delivering large assurance in quite few chapters via famous specialists that spotlight the cutting-edge in our realizing of this interesting yet problematical cosmopolitan pest.

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3), reproductive compatibility, differential resistance to distinct classes of insecticides, variable efficiency in the transmission of plant viruses, and secondary endosymbiont composition. 2 Phylogenetic Biology of the Bemisia tabaci Sibling Species Group 33 Fig. 2 Pupal case containing pre-eclosed adult and key morphological characters used for morphological identification of whiteflies to genus and species. (Photo courtesy R Rosell, I Bedford, and JK Brown; see Rosell et al. 1997) Fig. 3 Adult male and female B.

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