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Spiralling whitefly and its management practices in the South Pacific. A review

Chand, Ravneel and Jokhan, Anjeela D. and Railoa, Kelera (2019) Spiralling whitefly and its management practices in the South Pacific. A review. Advances in Horticultural Science, 33 (1). pp. 123-131. ISSN 0394-6169

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A few species of whiteflies are considered a serious insect pest of vegetation and ornamental plants across many countries. The Spiralling whiteflies, Aleurodicus dispersus Russell has been recorded on many different plant species across countries. These whiteflies feed exclusively on leaves and have the ability to spread plant diseases. A great deal of research has been done on whiteflies in relation to which control methods would be most effective in pest management. The management of Spiralling whitefly in the South Pacific is heavily reliant on biological control (using the parasitic wasps, predators, and entomopathogenic fungi). Other control methods include physical, botanical, and chemical to keep the whitefly population at lower levels. In this paper, an overview of Spiralling whiteflies and its management practices in the South Pacific will be reviewed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) > School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
Depositing User: Fulori Nainoca - Waqairagata
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2019 04:03
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2019 04:03

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