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- Gutierrez, Andrew Paul; Ponti, Luigi
- The Florida entomologist 2013 v.96 no.4 pp. 1375-1391
- Tamarixia radiata, etc ; geographical distribution; basins; Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus; parasitoids; greening disease; phenology; models; Citrus; issues and policy; Diaphorina citri; pathogens; biological control; North America; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... The invasive Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri Kuwayama) is the vector of the bacterial pathogen (‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’) that is the putative causal agent of citrus greening disease (Huanglongbing disease) in citrus in many areas of the world. The capacity to predict the potential geographic distribution, phenology and relative abundance of the pest and disease is pivotal to dev ...
- Navarrete, Bernardo; McAuslane, Heather; Deyrup, Mark; Peña, Jorge E.
- The Florida entomologist 2013 v.96 no.2 pp. 590-597
- Tamarixia radiata, etc ; parasitism; Murraya paniculata; Pheidole megacephala; parasitoids; Psyllidae; hydramethylnon; Solenopsis invicta; Brachymyrmex; surveys; soil; nymphs; Citrus latifolia; methoprene; population; insects; Diaphorina citri; biological control; Florida; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... After the arrival of the Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) in Florida, several studies mentioned the presence of ants where D. citri was present, but there was no clarification of their specific interaction with the psyllid. The goal of this study was to elucidate the role of ants in the biological control of D. citri by observing ant behavior and by determining ...