Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) management program for ornamental plants

Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius), commonly known as silverleaf whitefly, is a polyphagous pest and is listed as one of the world’s 100 worst invasive species. It is known to feed on more than 1000 plant species and vector over 120 plant-damaging viruses. This publication by the University of Florida provides a management program for nursery and ornamental plant growers to aid in their efforts to minimize selection for insecticide resistance irrespective of whitefly biotype while helping to achieve top-quality plant materials.

Read the complete research at www.researchgate.net.

Ahmed, Muhammad & Osborne, Lance & Kumar, Vivek & McKenzie, Cindy & Palmer, Cristi. (2021). Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) Management Program for Ornamental Plants: ENY989/IN1171, 8/2021. EDIS. 2021. 10.32473/edis-in1171-2021. 


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