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Related to sweet-potato whitefly: greenhouse whitefly
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|Noun||1.||sweet-potato whitefly - a variety of whitefly|
whitefly - minute insect that feeds on plant juices; related to scale insects
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
cotton strain - feeds primarily on cotton