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- Ulloa, M., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Journal of entomological science 2008 v.43 no.2 pp. 241
- Homalodisca vitripennis; insect control; biological control agents; entomopathogenic fungi; Beauveria bassiana; strain differences; genetic relationships; genetic variation; genetic markers; microsatellite repeats; virulence; California
- ... The glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata (Say), is an important pest on grapes, citrus, almonds and other commercial crops in California as it is a vector of Xylella fastidiosa Wells, a bacterium that causes Pierce's disease in grapes, citrus variegated chlorosis, almond leaf scorch and other plant diseases. Various entomopathogenic fungi isolated from natural infections of H. coagula ...