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- Cornara, Daniele; Saponari, Maria; Zeilinger, Adam R.; de Stradis, Angelo; Boscia, Donato; Loconsole, Giuliana; Bosco, Domenico; Martelli, Giovanni P.; Almeida, Rodrigo P. P.; Porcelli, Francesco
- Journal of pest science 2017 v.90 no.2 pp. 521-530
- Olea europaea, etc ; Acacia; Cercopidae; Philaenus spumarius; Polygala; Xylella fastidiosa; adults; bacteria; canopy; decline; host plants; insects; integrated pest management; leaves; nymphs; olives; orchards; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; scanning electron microscopy; spring; surveys; vegetation; weeds; Italy; Show all 24 Subjects
- ... The recent introduction of Xylella fastidiosa in Europe and its involvement in the Olive Quick Decline Syndrome (OQDS) in Apulia (Salento, Lecce district, South Italy) led us to investigate the biology and transmission ability of the meadow spittlebug, Philaenus spumarius, which was recently demonstrated to transmit X. fastidiosa to periwinkle plants. Four xylem-sap-feeding insect species were fou ...
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