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Related to Bemisia: Aleyrodidae, White fly
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Noun1.Bemisia - sweet-potato whiteflyBemisia - sweet-potato whitefly    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
sweet-potato whitefly - a variety of whitefly
Bemisia tabaci, poinsettia strain, superbug - a strain of pest accidentally imported into Florida from the Middle East then spread to California where it is a very serious pest feeding on almost all vegetable crops and poinsettias
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Achievements in the epidemiology of begomoviruses and their vector Bemisia tabaci in Costa Rica
The protein produced by the Bt cotton was targeted to lepidopterans but number of other cotton insect's species like as Amrasca devastans (Jassid), Bemisia tabaci (White fly) are unharmed by Cry1Ac protein (Naranjo et al., 2008).
One of the principal pests occurring in melon crops is the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) (Pican?o et al.
Moore 1933 (Myrtales: Myrtaceae) (Won-Il et al., 2003); asi como, 50% de mortalidad de adultos de mosca blanca Bemisia tabaci Gennadius 1889 (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) a la concentracion de 0.0013% de aceite esencial de clavo (Chao et al., 2014).
Ejemplo de ello es el caso del acaro blanco de pimenton Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Bank), el cual ha establecido una relacion foretica con la mosca blanca (Bemisia tabaci Gennadius) hallada en plantas de pepino (Cucumis sativus L.) y ajonjoli (Sesamum indicum L.) en Maracay, estado Aragua (Bautista et al., 2005).
Bioassays with Western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, and peach-potato aphid, Myzus persicae, will be conducted at KU; with whitefly, Bemisia tabaci, at So Paulo State University (UNESP), and with fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda at UFSCar.
Evaluation of natural extracts against Bemisia tabaci in melon crops, Puntarenas, Costa Rica.
Begomoviruses are transmitted by the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) and are widely spread in tropical and subtropical regions, where they are considered a limiting factor for the production of economically important crops (Morales, 2010; Navas-Castillo et al., 2011).
Mound & Halsey (1978) reportaron mas de 1.200 especies de moscas blancas en el mundo, sin embargo, los registros mas comunes en Colombia, y los de mayor importancia economica, son Bemisia tabaci, Trialeurodes vaporariorum y Aleurotrachelus socialis (Navarro, 2005; Quintero, et al., 2001).
WHAT is the common name for the pest insect Bemisia tabaci?
Periodic, rather than continual acquisition of a new tomato virus by its vector, the tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci Gennadius).
Methodological Constrains in Selecting Trap Crops for Managing the Bemisia tabaci-virus Complex in Tomatoes