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- Das, Amrita, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Environmental entomology 2016 v.45 no.1 pp. 178-184
- Aphididae; Nanoviridae; bioassays; cardamom; fecundity; field experimentation; hills; insect vectors; longevity; mountains; plant anatomy; plant diseases and disorders; plant extracts; plant viruses; plantations; viruses; India
- ... Cardamom bushy dwarf virus (CBDV) causes foorkey disease of large cardamom (Ammomum subulatum Roxburgh) in the eastern sub-Himalayan mountains. Although the aphid Micromyzus kalimpongensis Basu (Hemiptera: Aphididae) is known as a vector of CBDV, its behavior in dissemination of CBDV has not been investigated. In the present study, M. kalimpongensis was observed to colonize in higher number on CBD ...
- Das, Amrita, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Journal of Asia-Pacific entomology 2015 v.18 no.3 pp. 601-605
- Aphis gossypii; Brachycaudus helichrysi; Brachycaudus persicae; Citrus; Citrus tristeza virus; Myzus persicae; Toxoptera citricida; altitude; hills; insect identification; insect vectors; mandarins; orchards; India
- ... Darjeeling hills and Dooars of West Bengal (India) are well known for production of mandarin orange and lime. Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) is wide spread in this region. Role of insect vectors in spreading CTV in this region has not been studied so far. Therefore, a study on identification of insect vectors along with their temporal and spatial distribution was undertaken. Five aphid species were i ...