Isolation and characterization of nine microsatellite loci from bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Biotype B

M. Hadjistylli, S. A. Schwartz, J. K. Brown, G. K. Roderick

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Abstract

Nine microsatellites were isolated from Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) biotype B and screened across 60 individuals from two populations (biotype B) to examine polymorphism. Two to 12 alleles were observed per locus. Observed and expected heterozygosities ranged from 0.033 to 0.967 and 0.033 to 0.854, respectively. There was no significant deviation from Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium and no significant linkage disequilibrium between loci. One locus showed evidence for null alleles. These loci will be useful in future studies of the genetic structure of worldwide biotypes and gene flow analyses between and within biotypes of B. tabaci.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberA141
JournalJournal of Insect Science
Volume14
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

Keywords

  • biotype
  • invasive
  • microsatellite

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Insect Science

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