Systematics of Bemisia and Bemisia Relatives: Can Molecular Techniques Solve the Bemisia tabaci Complex Conundrum-A Taxonomist's Viewpoint

Raymond J. Gill, Judith K. Brown

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Abstract

The whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius), has a long history as a serious pest of agriculture worldwide. One of the most serious attacks began in 1985-1986 in Florida where very heavy populations infested ornamental and crop plants. By 1990, it had reached the fertile desert croplands of southern Arizona and California, where clouds of whiteflies could be seen flying over the desert valleys.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBemisia
Subtitle of host publicationBionomics and Management of a Global Pest
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Pages5-29
Number of pages25
ISBN (Print)9789048124596
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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