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 this planet by means of it adaptability, endurance and capability to wreck quite a lot 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 booklet collates a number of elements of the pest starting from easy to utilized technological know-how and molecular to panorama degrees of research. specialists in a number of disciplines supply wide, yet targeted summaries and dialogue of taxonomy, genetics, anatomy, morphology, body structure, habit, ecology, symbiotic relationships, virus vector institutions and numerous strategies for built-in administration of this pest insect. The ebook is concentrated totally on development over the past 10-15 years and is directed at employees within the box in addition to the proficient specialist who would possibly not unavoidably concentrate on whitefly study. The publication is exclusive in supplying huge insurance in particularly few chapters via famous specialists that spotlight the cutting-edge in our realizing of this attention-grabbing yet difficult cosmopolitan pest.
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Mound LA. 1983. Biology and identity of whitefly vectors of plant pathogens. In Plant Virus Epidemiology, ed. RT Plumb, JM Thresh, pp. 305–313. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications. Mound LA. 1984. Zoogeographical distribution of whiteflies. Curr. Topics Vector Res. 2:185–197. Mound LA, Halsey SH. 1978. Whitefly of the World. Chichester: British Museum (Natural History)/John Wiley & Sons, 340pp. Neil JW, Bentz J. 1999. Evidence for the stage inducing phenotypic plasticity in pupae of the polyphagus whiteflies Trialeurodes vaporariorum and Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) and the raison d’ être.
Proc. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. A 38:171–180. Mound LA. 1983. Biology and identity of whitefly vectors of plant pathogens. In Plant Virus Epidemiology, ed. RT Plumb, JM Thresh, pp. 305–313. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications. Mound LA. 1984. Zoogeographical distribution of whiteflies. Curr. Topics Vector Res. 2:185–197. Mound LA, Halsey SH. 1978. Whitefly of the World. Chichester: British Museum (Natural History)/John Wiley & Sons, 340pp. Neil JW, Bentz J. 1999. Evidence for the stage inducing phenotypic plasticity in pupae of the polyphagus whiteflies Trialeurodes vaporariorum and Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) and the raison d’ être.
We have discussed the plasticity of whitefly pupal morphology that is affected by host leaf surfaces, and possibly gene based population differences. There also may be other host plant induced variables in addition to than those causal agents already discussed. These occur in the afer complex of populations, and seem to involve non-setal variations including rugosities and tuberculations on the dorsal 1 Systematics of Bemisia and Bemisia Relatives 19 Fig. 8 Illustration of the left side of puparium of Bemisia berbericola showing development of elongated setae and rugosities surfaces of the pupae that appear to be host plant specific.