The whitefly genome-White paper: A proposal to sequence multiple genomes of Bemisia tabaci

Henryk Czosnek, Judith K. Brown

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Abstract

The whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius 1889), complex (Brown et al. 1995) can cause extensive damage to crop and ornamental plants. Damage can be biotype specific, including induction of physiological disorders due to feeding alone. More importantly, whitefly transmitted plant viruses cause diseases, which affect fiber, vegetable, and ornamental crops. Most whiteflies in general colonize woody species, while very few utilize herbaceous plants. In this respect, B. tabaci is unique in colonizing herbaceous plant species.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBemisia
Subtitle of host publicationBionomics and Management of a Global Pest
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Pages503-532
Number of pages30
ISBN (Print)9789048124596
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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